Getting Started With Metal Abrasive Tools

Introduction: Getting Started With Metal Abrasive Tools

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Step 1: Abrasive Grinders

Step 2: Approved Materials for Abrasive Grinders

Allowed Materials

  • Metal

Banned Materials

  • Wood
  • Plastic

If at Pier 9, see Shop Staff first before using these materials:

  • All other materials

If you are working from another studio or workshop, refer to the tool's instruction manual to see if your desired material is suitable for tool use.

Step 3: Buffing Wheel

Step 4: Approved Materials for the Buffing Wheel

Allowed Materials

  • Plastic

Banned Materials

  • Every thing that isn't plastic

Step 5: Safety

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