French chalk (magnesium silicate) is wonderful stuff to have around the workshop with a wide range of uses. Also known as welders chalk, tailors chalk or soapstone we supply it either as a powder or as convenient sticks sawn from natural rock. It can be used:
- for marking up dark coloured timber and metal surfaces.
- as a welding flux.
- for marking up fabric.
- as a lubricant for moving wooden parts (drawer runners or sliding cupboard doors for example)
- as a stropping compound.
- in tongue and groove floorboard joints to reduce squeaking
Pack of 5