Category Archives for Sanding

What is an Orbital Sander?

Orbital sanders are for fine finishing work only and should not be used for removing any appreciable quantity of material. The flat cushioned pad over which abrasive paper is stretched rotates in small circles of about 10 mm (3/8 in) … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by admin
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Sanding Discs, Abrasives, Polishers and Grinders

Sanding discs More accurate than the flexible rubber sanding disc is the rigid type, fitted to a power tool mounted on a bench stand accessory. Similar sanders are also available as attachments to universal woodworking machines. The main use of … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by admin
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How to Use Abrasive Paper or Sandpaper

Abrasive papers are made with a variety of coatings, such as granules of glass, garnet, emery, silicone-carbide and flint. ‘Sandpaper’ as such does not exist, this being the misleading name given to glass-paper. Glass-paper and garnet-paper are used for smoothing … Continue reading

23. June 2011 by admin
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Facelifts for Existing Floors and Flooring

If you have an existing wooden floor there is nothing to compare with the satisfaction of restoring it to its natural beauty. Sanders are not difficult to hire and make the job much easier, although you may need to finish … Continue reading

13. June 2011 by admin
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How to Renovate Parquet Wood Flooring

How to Renovate Parquet Wood Flooring

How to Renovate Parquet Wood Flooring Parquet wood flooring or solid wood block flooring is seldom fitted in houses today as the cost is often prohibitive, but they are relatively common in larger older properties. Resilient and hardwearing when properly … Continue reading

16. December 2010 by admin
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