Turning Techniques Take The Drudgery Out Of Sanding And Realize The Full Potential Of Your Projects
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Sanding is a Piece Maker Photos by Mark Salusbury So you've just made a pretty nice piece and are about to begin the worst part of the job; the part that chokes you and your shop with dust, making you cough and g*g and your eyes blur and tear.
The part you never wanted to do, the part you want to get over with a fast as possible so you can get on with wiping on some nice shiny finish.The part you'll curse as soon as the finish is on because you know you're going to see *gly dips and sanding scratches.
Dammit, that sanding wrecked the whole piece.It doesn't have to always go that way.Woodworkers of all types should understand the techniques and steps so that taming the wood's fibres easily produces great results.
While this article is geared mostly to woodwork crafted at the lathe, the art of effective sanding is applicable to all types of woodworking; the principles and understanding are the same, only the tooling changes.
In my shop, sanding is a refining process I enjoy.Applied in stages, sanding will reveal the subtle grain and natural beauty of the wood, while blending the planes in the...