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The Sanding Disc Shuffle

The Sanding Disc Shuffle

10 06 2017

It's not a new dance craze. The Sanding Disc Shuffle is the process of working through the grits with hook and loop sanding discs. I typically start with 80 or 100 grit, then move on to 120 o … read more
Hanging Sanding Belts

Hanging Sanding Belts

09 12 2017

Hanging Sanding Belts Having designed and built the hangers for my sanding disks, the next objective was to organize and store my sanding belts. These shown are sized for Porter Cable's 371 belt … read more
Sanding Small Mouldings

Sanding Small Mouldings

09 06 2017

Sanding small moldings is always a challenge. Smoothing the wood without disturbing the detail can be tough. One method I have used in the past is an old idea that still works, the deck of cards.Sandi … read more

Quality Shows (especially with stain)

08 15 2017

Not all grit sizes are created equal, and as with most things, you get what you pay for with sandpaper. The grit number indicates the size of the particles used to abrade the surface, but the more co … read more
American vs English Woodworking Dictionary

American vs English Woodworking Dictionary

07 12 2017

We had mentioned on Facebook and Twitter that the English still refer to sandpaper as glasspaper, since the first commercially viable sandpaper made used ground glass as the abrasive.Sanding to Remove … read more