Wire Brushes

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Wire Brushes

Wire brushes.JPG
Synonyms: DE: Drahtbürsten
Type: hand tool or bit
Material: metal (e.g. rusty or painted),
sometimes wood
Location: metal workshop
Access Requirements: read this page

We have "typical" handheld wire brushes as well as drill-driven circular ones ("wire brush bits").

Besides for touching up all kinds of rusty, patinated or otherwise unsightly metal pieces, wire brushes are handy for cleaning "live edge" wood (i.e. what's left behind after you break off the bark) which would be very tedius with sandpaper.

Brass Wire Brushes

<soft and golden>

Steel Wire Brushes

<hard and grey>

Stainless Steel Wire Brushes

<hard and light grey>