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Micro-Mesh Pen Sanding Kit

$14.99

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The super-fine grit of Micro-Mesh papers will give all your pen blanks that "wet look" finish. Foam-backed ultra-fine grit 2" x 2" two-sided pads put a polished sheen on bare wood and a handsome...

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The super-fine grit of Micro-Mesh papers will give all your pen blanks that "wet look" finish. Foam-backed ultra-fine grit 2" x 2" two-sided pads put a polished sheen on bare wood and a handsome luster on finish coatings. Abrasive crystals last up to 15 times longer than normal abrasives. Kit includes one each of 1500, 1800, 2,400, 3200, 3500, 4000, 6000, 8000 and 12000 grit pads.



  • Perfect for pen making
  • Super-fine grit Micro-Mesh pads
  • Includes 1500, 1800, 2400, 3200, 3500, 4000, 6000, 8000 and 12000 grit pads
  • Last up to 15 times longer than normal abrasives
  • Foam backed

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Woodcraft’s Inferno acrylic and Tru-Stone turned pens are hot off the lathe and are shown below with the Wall Street II Pen Kits. Pen kits and pen blanks are offered in hundreds of choices and styles. In addition to the acrylic pen blanks, we also offer pen blanks in domestic wood, exotic wood, metal, poly resin, inlay, coffee bean, circuit board, deer antler, and many other unique blank choices.

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Reviews

4.58 out of 5 stars
31 Reviews
  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    beautiful finish

    I carve briar pipes. 400 grit sandpaper leaves the briar dull and lifeless, but subsequent polishing with these Micromesh pads brings out the grain and leaves a lustrous, satin finish. The finer grits are also suitable for polishing vulcanite or acrylic stems. A well-worn piece of 12,000 grit from a previous set is nice for buffing between coats of walnut oil, although I'm thinking I'll leave my most recent effort bare. Not quite as much sheen when polishing olivewood, but still very nice.

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    8 dollars more expensive than others

    This is one of the best finishing product, but I like woodcraft, but this company charges for some products more than other sellers and even they are old guard don't take paypal from other countries

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Added the final touch

    Achieved that professional look I was looking for.

  4. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Excellent Sanding pads for wood pens

    Really great way to get the smoothest and finest pens.

  5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Micro Mesh

    Easy to use, was and reuse

  6. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Micro-beautiful finish

    I used this when finishing Acrylic ink pens. When done with the sanding, all you have to do is apply a coat of polish. Great product.

  7. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Sanding discs

    I am reviewing micromesh sanding kit. It works extremely well and very durable.

  8. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Great Product

    This product puts the finish on your pens like nothing else does. Well worth using befor you put your pen togeather. Its like night and day in appearence. RB

  9. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Perfect for acrylics

    Leaves a scratch free finish on acrylic and polyresin. Clogs quickly on wood, but can be cleaned with an old toothbrush and water to give it a longer life. Size of the pad is perfect for pen turnings. A must have for anyone turning manmade materials!

  10. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Money Well Spent

    After adding sealant to a turing project ( CA Glue) the Micromesh is a perfect pretense to polishing

  11. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    My pens look like a $Million bucks!

    I turn wood pen blanks at about 1900 RPM, then back down to 800 RPM during sanding and finishing. I sand my wood pen blanks to 600 grit using Woodcraft's pen turners sanding kit. Wash with denatured alcohol after sanding to remove dust. I apply 5 coats of StickFast CA Medium Finish (available at Woodcraft) using paper towel while wearing nitrile gloves. Lightly mist with accelator after each coat of CA (a direct stream of accelerator can turn the CA white). Then I go up through all the grits of MicroMesh using the color chart - about 30 seconds per pad. Don't press too hard with the Micromesh (it can melt if it gets hot). I keep the pads in a container of water and sand wet to keep the pads cool. Be aware the pen blank will appear chalky. No problem. Finally, I apply two coats of Stickfast gloss polish to the pen blank with paper towel and rub each coat for a couple minutes before cleaning off the blank with a clean cloth. The finished wood pen always amazes people. After using the Micromesh pads, I clean them by shaking them for 3 - 4 minutes in a plastic container with warm water and Ivory dish soap (don't use a dish detergent with lotion in it). The pads last practically forever if kept cool while sanding and cleaning afterward. I can't imagine making pens without using Micromesh pads! I also use the same finishing procedure for other small projects like ice cream scoops, etc. with the same great results.

  12. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Micro mesh Sanding

    Works great for sanding pens.

  13. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Does work very good Will purchase again

    Very good for my use

  14. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Works great

    A little much on the money side, but love it.

  15. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    A very handy item

    Works great on pen projects and other small turnings

  16. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Best finishing product I have

    These pads are durable and easy to clean. Work great whether wet or dry sanding.

  17. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    A must for pen turning

    color ID is difficult after a couple uses....found that a marker ID on the edge is very helpful when the stack falls over on the lathe I couldn't do without this product

  18. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Micro mesh

    Very good product

  19. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    I wanted my pens to shine like glass

    This set is just what I needed to make my pens shine. I just did my first deer antler turning, and it looked more like marble when I finished with the 12000 grit pad. Showing it off generated several orders immediately!

  20. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Works great

    Works great on pens, gives it a smooth surface to your pen projects.

  21. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Awesome

    Awesome for pen turners, I buy these when ever they are on sale!

  22. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Excellent for a mirror finish

    I've found that I can skip a pad when finishing a wooden object and it comes out just as nice. I haven't tried that on acrylic but I think it would be OK, as well.

  23. 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    Very efficent even if costly

    The only drawback of the product as far as I am concerned are the exorbitant carriage costs to France

  24. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Other uses.

    Not only can these be used for woodworking, but I have used them to polish stainless steel sinks. They take the hardwater, and minor scratches out very effectively. It does require some time and elbow grease though.

  25. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Unsurpassed on acrylics

    I use these on my acrylic and polymer resin pens. Perfect size and no visible scratches left behind. I use them wet which helps with heat buildup and keeps them from clogging. Mine came with a color chart, but they are not individually marked, so I just keep them stacked in the correct order on my bench and they're good to go. If you work with any of the acrylic turning blanks, these are a definite "must have"

  26. 1.0 out of 5 stars
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    Disappointing

    The sanding pads work OK, but they become clogged quickly. Also, they are not marked and the packaging does not include a key correlating the grit size with the color of the pad. I can get the same results with good quality sandpaper for considerably less money.

  27. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Small but effective

    Small enough to store near my lathe..... works well on acrylics and stone pen blanks. You have to clean them often, I use an old toothbrush. Otherwise you bring grit and other material to the blank and leave scratch marks that become difficult to remove. Keep the color chart handy so you can progress through the differnet grits because the pads are NOT marked.

  28. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Micro Mesh

    Good stuff makes an outstanding finish

  29. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Are you kidding? a "review headline"?

    Puts a nice polish on the wood.

  30. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Works very well, will buy again.

    It works very well sanding pen blanks (acrylic)

  31. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    I will buy these again!

    I used this sanding kit on a wood pen I turned recently and was very impressed with the results. I used them in the dry mode and was able to easily clean them with a sanding disk cleaning bar and they are still like new. Very impressed and satisfied.

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