Grind and polish stones to smooth or lustrous finish.
What does a Hand Stone Polisher do?
Grinds and polishes stone to smooth or lustrous finish, using portable grinding and polishing tool: Selects abrasive wheel according to type of stone, finish specified, or step in finishing process, and attaches wheel to tool, using wrench. Wets stone surface, using hose, and guides rotating wheel over stone to smooth surface. Washes grit from stone, using hose. Moves hand over stone surface to detect uneven areas. Spreads emery powder or other polishing compound on stone, attaches buffing wheel on tool, and guides wheel over stone to polish surface. Rubs stone surfaces that cannot be finished by machine or portable tool with abrasive blocks to smooth or polish stone. When surfacing marble, fills cracks or imperfections in stone with wax that matches color of stone. May be designated according to type of stone polished as Granite Polisher, Hand; Marble Polisher, Hand.