polissage des ailes à la meule de bois

04:32 Dec 23, 2016
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Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / Watchmaking
French term or phrase: polissage des ailes à la meule de bois
This term refers to traditional watchmaking techniques:

"...le rodage au fil, le polissage des ailes à la meule de bois..."

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Matthew Docherty
United Kingdom

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3polishing the leaves with a wooden disc
Keith Jackson

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polishing the leaves with a wooden disc

Polishing (or burnishing or buffing, as the case may be) the leaves of the pinion with a disc made of fine-grained wood.

    Reference: http://www.fhs.swiss/berner/?l=en&q=grinding-wheel
Keith Jackson
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