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or power sanding?
simple answer to this question is almost always both.
Of course, there are always exceptions. For example, if you're
building something other than fine furniture or cabinetry
that won't require a fine, professional finish, power sanding
alone will probably be sufficient. However, it's important
to remember that it's virtually impossible to achieve a smooth,
scratch-free surface on a top-quality piece of furniture or
cabinetry without some hand sanding.
this reason, it's best to use your power sander(s) to bring
your workpieces to final dimension and smooth out any really
rough areas first - then follow-up by going over any scratches
left by your machines with a hand sanding block and progressively
finer papers before applying your finish.
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