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Offline A-man

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Festool Rotex RO 150 FEQ
« on: March 16, 2012, 11:00 AM »
Woodworking with the Festool Rotex RO 150 FEQ Sanding 12 steps to a polish like finish.
In combo with the Festool CT 36 vacuum and Festool CT Boom arm. this is one of my favorite Woodworking Projects.
 A fun Festool Rotex RO150-FEQ Review. polish demo with Rotex Sander.

Video: on You Tube

Question for all of you? what waxes do you use and how do you apply them? do you have any videos of the waxing process?

Thank you
The Alaskan Woodworker

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Offline Zacharytanner

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Re: Festool Rotex RO 150 FEQ
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2012, 08:13 PM »
Great Video

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Offline jacko9

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Re: Festool Rotex RO 150 FEQ
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2012, 08:27 PM »
Nice work Austin.  I have used store bought wax and melted wax mixed with tung oil with good results on black walnut and mahogany.  On a hard wood like your working on I finished a corporate conference table of Indonesian Rosewood with wax but, after a month of use I had to take it back and strip the wax because of executive hand prints.  After striping the wax ( a very nasty process) I applied varnish mixed with mineral spirits in a 3/1 mix heavy on the spirits.  I used soft cloth and buffed the mix on till dry a small patch at a time overlapping as I went.  The result had all of the beauty of wax but the durability of a spray on finish.  I spoke with the company owner last summer and he is still thrilled with that table 30 years later.

Offline kpeluso

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Re: Festool Rotex RO 150 FEQ
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2012, 01:18 PM »
Thanks Austin! Great video.

Offline Rembo

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Re: Festool Rotex RO 150 FEQ
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2012, 03:05 PM »
I certainly apologize. but can you explain, for what I have to pay twice as much than the Makita bo 6040?

Offline TomGadwa1

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Re: Festool Rotex RO 150 FEQ
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2012, 09:41 PM »
Because it is a Festool!
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