- Bronze wool
Bronze wool is a bundle of very fine
bronzefilaments, used in finishing and repair work to polish wood or metal objects. Bronze wool is similar to steel wool, but is used in its place to avoid some problems associated with broken filaments: steel rusts quickly, especially in a marine environment. Furthermore, steel is magneticand can affect the operation of marine equipment, such as a compass. Steel can also discolor some materials, such as oak.
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