renewing table saw surface

I have a table saw that isn't that old. But I neglected to seal the surface
with a wax floor polish like the manual said to. It's rusting on the
surface and in some areas it's starting to get rough. What can I do to stop
the process now that it's begun?
Reply to
Loading thread data ...
Go over the rusted areas with a rotary wire brush in a hand drill. Then smooth over the surface with an oil stone or chisel sharpening stone lubricated with kerosene, clean it with white spirit and apply the wax.
Dave Baker - Puma Race Engines
formatting link
I'm not at all sure why women like men. We're argumentative, childish, unsociable and extremely unappealing naked. I'm quite grateful they do though.
Reply to
Dave Baker
I used an air orbital sander with 220 grit on mine and then rewaxed
Reply to
A surface prep disk works great then clean dust off, then coat with a light coat of clear lacquer. Saw on This old house a paste wax that Tom Silva uses.
Reply to
Terry Thorne
A friend of mine had his Unisaw table (essentially destroyed from years of cutting aluminum) Blanchard ground. Then he measured the slot and milled his miter gauges to a matching thickness. He was amazed at how cheap it was. Of course, the shop was on Seattle's Harbor Island in the midst of a bunch of similar shops. Now Harbor Island is a giant parking lot for trucks and I'm sure the Blanchard grinder guy is flipping burgers or something.
Ivan wrote:
Reply to
Grant Erwin
And "white spirit" would be....?? Turpentine?
Reply to
IIRC White spirit = Stoddard solvent in the US
Mark Rand RTFM
Reply to
Mark Rand

PolyTech Forum website is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.