Everything you need to know about Sanding!
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Important Sanding Tips
For the smoothest finish, always sand WITH the grain.
To extend the usable life of your abrasive materials, clean
them frequently with an abrasive cleaning stick or brush.
Don't try to sand away glue or pencil marks. Glue should
be scraped away and pencil marks should be erased.
When hand sanding, use a sanding block with a felt pad whenever
possible. An ordinary blackboard eraser makes a great sanding
the best hand-sanding results, counting can help you achieve
a uniform finish on all surfaces.
Running a nylon stocking or cloth over a sanded surface
will help you locate rough areas.
Don't cut sandpaper with a knife or scissors - unless you're
not planning to use the knife or scissors for anything else.
Always turn sanding machines on before touching them to
Keep all power sanding machines (or your workpieces) moving
at all times to avoid dwells and gouges.
Never skip from coarse to fine sandpapers.
Follow all sanding operations with a tack cloth to remove
dust particles prior to applying a finish.
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