I have, however, a maxim of Thoreau which I furbish up for just such occasions.
Put on the helmets and the brigandines, and furbish the spears.
It only induces Guido to furbish up his tools for a fresh assault.
Their chief kept me for a time to oversee and tend his horse, and to furbish his weapons.
But we will go off together in a week or two, so try and furbish up your ...