Tools We Love A Real Burnisher Makes All The Difference
Tools we love a real burnisher makes all the difference is post about Buying Advice bookmarked by raymond with ID 11136368340 was uploaded on 13-03-2019 and has been viewed 238,999 times.
I tried my hand at using a cabinet scraper a couple years ago and was frustrated that in spite of my best efforts to roll a proper burr on its edge, I just couldn't tune the scraper to produce more than dust and the occasional wimpy shaving.
I followed all the instructions, and did everything meticulously, but just didn't have any luck.Then I had to admit to myself that I was taking one shortcut.Rather than plunking down the dough to get a real burnisher, I was trying various substitutes that I had read about on the internet; the shanks of an old screwdriver or high quality chisel.
I was led to believe that they would work just as well as a burnishing rod, but in my experience it just wasn't the case.A burnisher simply needs to be harder than the scraper, and in my case these items apparently weren't.
I finally broke down one day when I was at my local woodworking specialty store.They had a few burnishers to choose from, and when I saw that one of them was made by Ron Hock (you may recall that I am a fan of his) I took one of...