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I have this Barlow knife I found cleaning out my dads house. Any ideas on how to clean it up properly to try and get it back to looking good?

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Barlow and 'looking good' is tough to imagine......

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Ok, how about making it look as good as it can?


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Wd 40 and steel wool

Maybe some fine grit sandpaper lightly with lots of wd on the blade


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Ok thanks.


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Sharpen it and use it as is, while trying to imagine the tales it could tell.


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Put a sharp edge on it, light oil... and you're done.

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Flitz polish on dremel buffing wheel might help.

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Some Kroil and a bronze bristle brush or some bronze wool.


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