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Fit & Finish Fit and Finish = the difference in "good art" and "fine art." Join in, as we discuss the fine art of finish and embellishment.

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Old 09-04-2007, 04:50 PM
john foxwell john foxwell is offline
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stonewash finish

How is it done?

It looks liked a tumbled finish. If it is, what is the media used and can it be done in a home shop?

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Old 09-04-2007, 10:48 PM
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John,

Many years ago, I worked for a time in a factory where they deburred castings by tumbling them in a machine with something similar to a "soft" river rock, if that makes sense. It was a large open tub with stones in it that were moved by some kind of agitator. I would imagine it could be done on a smaller scale by using a tumbling device similar to what production bullet reloaders use to clean brass cases by changing the cleaning medium.

Just an idea. Hope it gets you started in the right direction.

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