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    dull looking desert iron wood what to do

    Hi guys
    I have two nenox desert iron wood knives that have been extensively used in a professional environment
    The handles are starting to look a bit dull and faded and I was hoping that some of you could give me some advice on how to get them back to their original state
    thanks matt

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    I've seen board wax recommended. The same stuff you would use on your cutting board.

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    2500 grit wet/dry, and a power buff with board wax.
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    Automotive sandpaper then micromesh polishing pads. Then buff with mineral oil or do a few coats of Tru oil.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThEoRy View Post
    Automotive sandpaper then micromesh polishing pads. Then buff with mineral oil or do a few coats of Tru oil.
    This.

    I did this exact thing a few days ago with a dessert ironwood handle and it came up better than new.

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    thanks for the advice guys i`ll give it shot on my next day off and let you know how it worked out
    thanks

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    Went with theorys advice turned out really nice good as new thanks a lot man

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    any before and after.

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    I like natural Watco oil on knife handles. For a shine, you could use Formby oil finish. The Formby is a wiping varnish.

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    Yeah I have some before and after pics but still havent quite got the hang of how to upload pics from my phone

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