In a message dated 6/18/99 10:27:09 AM, John McClure writes:
> I checked the many references to ivory keys in the archives and
> could not find any reference to polishing ivory. Does anyone have a
> suggestions as to a polishing compound that could be used with a
> Dremel tool to buff a nice looking, but dull set of ivories?
Whatever you use, please be very careful about the heat you generate
buffing the keys. It takes only a little warmth before the glue
attaching the ivory to the sugar maple wood core softens.
(This is also a hazard of sanding ivories.)