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Steel Wool : I've been told that within 3 days after the final coat of a bright work varnish job it is wise to lightly rub the work with 0000 steel wool, is this super fine steel wool suitable for that use, is if really super fine as in 0000 grade?

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I don't use steel wool on varnish. In fact on any wood finish. It will leave bits of steel that then rust and discolor the wood. Use either bronze wool in 0000 or rub down with 320 grit paper prio to next coat. I prefer 3M paper. I have never used wool on the final coat. You can polish the final coat with 3M polishing compounds should they need it.

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I'd use the 3M scotch brite pads, they area synthetic "wool" that polishes off gloss without leaving any metal behind. They are available in a fine, medium, and coarse "grit".

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