An old friend gave, or willed this 15" swage block to me. He's 92 years old and still makes cypress swings and rockers. The only thing he used it for was to buck the copper tubes he puts through the arms where the chains pass through. I made him a dedicated tool and he let me take it. It's not as rusty as it looks, he had it under his bench grinder, most of it will clean off. Should I just wire brush it, blast it, or pass a flex grinder disc over it?
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