Sanding Basics What You Need To Know About Sanders And Sandpaper
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Sanding can be time-consuming, tedious and one of the dustiest, messiest, most boring tasks in the woodshop.But it's also something that you'll have to do in just about every single project.So let's talk about the basics and how to minimize the monotony.
Sanding and sandpaper is a big subject.Big enough that there are actually entire books devoted to the topic, but I am limiting the scope of this article and video to the most common sanding you'll use in a home workshop.
MY SANDERS (Note: some of my tools aren't manufactured anymore so I've included tools that are nearly identical.) Random Orbit SanderFinishing Sander8″ Disc/Belt SanderOscillating Spindle SanderBelt SanderSanding BlockDrum Sander Kit for DrillSANDPAPER GRITS All sandpaper, whether it's in a sheet or for a power sander, comes in various degrees of coarseness.
The bigger the number, the smoother or finer, the paper.And there are a lot of grades available.All the way from a super coarse 24 grit paper for removing lots of wood fast, to ultra-fine 1200 or even higher for polishing finishes.
Thankfully, you don't need all of them for woodworking.I recommend keeping just three on hand and in roughly these proportions: 220 and 80 grit makes up about half of...