buff down

buff something down

to polish or smooth something by buffing. I buffed the newly waxed table down with a cloth. I'm going to go out and buff down the car.
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PAUL HERBERT, BY EMAIL AYOU don't need to get all the old paint off before painting - a buff down and clean is all it will need.
A buff down and a clean is all you need before painting.
Paul Herbert, by email A You don't need to get all the old paint off before painting - a buff down and clean is all it will need.
Once it has set, buff down the cataloy so it's flush with the table.
I would use a grinder with a flap disk attached and buff down the paint and then repaint.
A Use a grinder with a flap disc attached and buff down the paint.