Tuff Cloth

by Addison de Lisle
(Portland, Maine, USA)

I personally use 3 products to maintain my swords:


1) Nevr-Dull, an automotive cleaning product that removes rust. It comes in a metal tin and applied to cotton wadding. I use this before my next product, which is

2) Tuff Cloth. This is some sort of "micro-crystalline" barrier between the steel and the atmosphere, and a rust remover. It protects the sword without leaving it feeling wet, as oil does. Just wipe down your sword, let it dry for a minute, then wipe it down with a rag.

For scratches, I use

3) Scotchbrite pads with oil. Note that you should apply these in the direction that the steel was ground/finished intially to avoid making new scratches that are difficult to remove by hand. For blades, this is almost always base to point.

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Sword Care Tips.


Buying Swords Online Can Be DANGEROUS!
Find the Best Swords in the:

FEATURED ARTICLES & REVIEWS


Damascus Steel Sucks

Why cheap so called 'Damascus' steel (folded steel) swords are actually some of the WORST buys on the market. Don't believe the hype..


eBay Scams Exposed!

The article most China based eBayers don't want you to see.. The dirty tricks and deceptive practices of the worst sellers on eBay exposed..