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Old 05-05-2016, 09:58 AM   #11 (permalink)
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One other possibility that sometimes happens: If CA is applied and then it is sanded through in spots, then wiped with a cleaner, the spots will darken even when CAed over.

Using a wiping cloth that has metal dust from the bushings will do this, and it becomes more prevalent if wiped after sanding through in spots after the initial CA application.
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Ran to the woodcraft store today and picked up some hold-fast bushings. Ordered some abralon online and moved all less-than-320-grit sandpaper a minimum of 15 ft away from my lathe station . Turned a few trinkets using a gouge to start and then picking up my skew earlier than usual. Turned out fantastic. No "dirty dust" and the hold-fast bushings are great!

Now, to work on that CA finish...

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