After scraping, rub a nylon scouring pad over the entire surface. Then, using a light touch, sweep joints and milled details clean with a soft brass-bristled brush or a sanding cord.
10. Sanding cord, about $6; Mitchell Abrasives
11. Brass brush, about $3; Ace Hardware
12. Scotch-Brite pad, about $3 for 3; hardware stores