Here's one way... (do a Google Search and find many others)
Start the tack cloth making process by filling your slop sink with
warm water. Then soak the cloths in the water. While the cloths are
soaking in the water, fill a metal bucket with turpentine. Next, remove
the cloths from the water and wring them dry. Once that's done, submerge
them into the turpentine. Allow the cloths to soak in the turpentine for
5 minutes or less.
At the end of the soaking period, remove the cloths from the turpentine
and wring them out. The cloths should be moist but not dripping wet.
Keep going by spritzing both sides of the cloths with clear varnish.
Then work the clear varnish evenly into the fabric. It should turn the
cloths yellow and render them sticky. After they dry completely, place
the cloths inside a sealed storage container until you are ready to use
Correct. Plain ol' microfiber.
I used to make my own...dampen a piece of cheesecloth, add a little varnish
(few drops to teaspoon full), wad up, let sit un a jar, use. The microfiber
If you like them, send me a bunch...I don't have a lifetime supply. And I'm
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