I thought it would be cool to share a neat flexshaft bench tip. One
finish I like is using 0000 steel wool. Since I had about 50
brooches to work on for a production run, doing each by hand looked
daunting. I thought, hey, why not use the power of the flexshaft!
I wound some steel wool around a large drill bit and voila! My own
homemade rotary steel wool tool. This was perfect for patinated
pieces that had lots of curvy detail or specifically for etched
So what is your favorite flexshaft trick either commercial or
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