Finishing Touch Sanding By Hand Is A Simple Enough Technique But One That Is Very Important For Achieving The Perfect Finish
Finishing touch sanding by hand is a simple enough technique but one that is very important for achieving the perfect finish is article about Magazine bookmarked by keith with ID 12648761143 was uploaded on 12-02-2019 and has been viewed 349,575 times.
Hand Sanding Photos by Carl Duguay In this article we'll look at various accessories that can make the task of hand sanding more efficient, and we'll provide you with some tips that can help make the process of sanding less onerous and more effective.
Patience and a critical eyeRegardless of which method you use to prepare a wood surface, the overall goal is to make the surface smooth and blemish free so it will accept a finish evenly.This is important because the finish will not only bring out the natural grain and beauty of the wood but also magnify any surface defects.
In particular, torn grain, surface dents, an inconsistent scratch pattern from sanding, or errant bits of dried glue - all of which may be barely visible prior to finishing - will be glaringly apparent after the finish is applied.
For large surfaces you'll inevitably use a power sander.However, for smaller and narrower surfaces, edges, and contoured shapes, hand sanding is the way to go.It's quick and effective.As well, after power sanding any surface, you'll want to end things off by hand sanding in the direction of the grain.
Use a grit higher than the one you last used...