It is made in China. It is saved because it is cheap, but buffs other than felt seems not to be used much. It is hard to see how the wool scatters. There are not many kinds of standards for this thin shaft and the price is high so I think that it is a good product overall. Personally, it is saved if there is also a set of felt only slightly thicker felt. I polished it stainlessly using a white bar, a blue rod, etc. I polished it firmly.