Illustrated Tips | Home

Tip #205
Mar-free marking of softwoods

Right Click here to download a printer friendly version of Tip-
Pg. 1 (290 KB)
Help with Downloading PDF Files

Using a hard-tipped pencil or pen to mark the surfaces or edges of extremely soft woods such as redwood, cedar or similar coniferous species can result in marks that can only be removed by sanding them away.

To avoid this problem, do your marking with white blackboard chalk or colored sidewalk chalk.

Just use your disc sander to create a sharp point and have at it. When you're done, simply wash it away with a dampened cloth.

 

Subscribe | Illustrated Tips | Unsubscribe | Change of Address | Invite A Friend | Downloading Help | Daily Tips Archive | Links

Policies | Contact Us |
Corporate Web Site

Copyright © 2017 Shopsmith All rights reserved.