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Repurpose a skewer for precise polishing

By Helen I. Driggs

Sometimes a commercial polishing wheel or attachment just won’t get where you need it to go. For those times, I use bamboo skewers from the kitchen gadget drawer to create instant polishing points and attachments for my flex-shaft. I’ve created a whole collection to use with different cutting and polishing compounds. This concept also works using toothpicks or even chopsticks, as long as the chuck of the handpiece will open wide enough to fit their diameters.