01 12 2021

Masking is an integral part of the finishing process and can make or break your project. Masking is tedious, requires real attention to detail, and you usually only find out after the fact if it … read more

Lathe Disc Sander, Part 3

12 27 2020

At the end of the last blog post, we cut a disc from 3/4" MDF, trued the edge and flattened the face to make a platen that spun true on our lathe. We had also attached the large cloth sandin … read more

Lathe Disc Sander, Part 2

11 30 2020

This is part 2 of our three part series about building a Lathe Disc Sander. Here's a link to Lathe Disc Sander, Part 1, if you missed it.The lathe provides the motor and frame for our disc sande … read more

Lathe Disk Sander, Part 1

Posted by Ralph Bagnall for on 11 10 2020

A friend once told me that a lathe is just a motor looking for something to do, and here on the 2Sand blog, we have done our bit to help prove his point. We have used the lathe to make custom san … read more

A Softer Touch

Posted by The Team at on 10 27 2020

In the last couple of blogs, we have been talking about the differences between Hook and Loop (H&L) and Self Adhesive (PSA) sanding discs. One of the important differences was how H&L has some f … read more