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Brushing Stone with Brushes and Tripoli

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Materials and tools used include paper towels, spray bottle with water, walnut oil (cold-pressed, from Kremer pigments), hog hair brush, two wooden skewers, tripoli (diatomite, light, average particle size 15μmmeters), tripoli (diatomite, reddish, average particle size 12.7 μmmeters), two four-ounce containers, engraved stone, mineral spirits. All polishing was done in the fume hood. Angel Jiang, 2018. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

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Center for Science and Society
Series
Secrets of Craft and Nature
Published Here
January 24, 2020