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Reader Greg Merritt of Parkersburg, W. Va., drew up plans for making a nice-looking polissoir using broom corn and tarred nylon. The polissoir features two knots – a constrictor knot and a decorative Turk’s head knot, which are both easy to make.

Merritt drew up complete instructions for making the polissoir and provided a nice pdf that you can download and print out:

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So if you cannot afford one of the nice polissoirs from Don’s Barn, and the Redneck Polissoir is just too gauche, give this one a try. I’m eying an old broom in the corner of our kitchen right now….

— Christopher Schwarz


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  • gman3555

    Thank you for sharing this Chris and thank you all for the kind remarks.

    Greg

  • MarkHulette

    Very cool! Thanks Greg for your contribution and to Chris for passing it along!

  • RIVERCRUISER

    Good one, Greg.

    Thanks for passing it on, Chris.

  • Ay2P

    Awesome!
    Thanks Greg!

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