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What is the Best Sander for Stairs – Updated for 2019

What is the Best Sander for Stairs – Updated for 2019

The Best Sander for Stairs – Sanding and Refinishing From their timeless appeal to their wide range of customizations, there is something truly special about having hardwood stairs in your home. But all that glory doesn’t come easily because stairs typically take on a lot of wear and require some tender loving care at times. Whether you’re installing some brand new stairs or refinishing stairs to remove signs of wear and tear, then you’re going to be in need of...
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The Best Oscillating Spindle Sander Reviews – Updated for 2019

The Best Oscillating Spindle Sander Reviews – Updated for 2019

Oscillating Spindle Sander Reviews – Detailed Woodworking Just like how you’d want the best sandpaper for plaster if you’re sanding plaster, sometimes using an orbital sander isn’t always the best solution – there’s a difference between “getting the job done and breaking your back using the wrong tools.. Using an orbital sander for hours at a time can easily lead to cramps in your hand, so if you’re sanding some detailed curves on wood then you may want to check...
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The Best Detail Sanders for 2019

The Best Detail Sanders for 2019

Small detail sanders are than normal sanders and can use triangular pads for your ultra-detailed tasks. If you’re on the hunt for a new detail sander then look no further because we will break them down below. Of all the small sanders tested, the obvious winner was the PORTER-CABLE PCCW201B. It was ultra portable and very high quality for the price. However, if you need a sander with a bit more power then you should consider checking out something like...
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What Kind of Power Sander Can You Use for Drywall?

What Kind of Power Sander Can You Use for Drywall?

Sanding drywall is a fundamental part of installing drywall because you have to smooth out the plaster compound. While most prefer using hand sanders for drywall, there are several power sanders you can use for drywall and sanding plaster walls before painting. In this article we will go over the details of sanding drywall. Manual Sanding Blocks Manual sanding blocks are ideal for small jobs like repairing an area of broken drywall and sanding/smoothing corners/edges. Your typical sanding block will...
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The Best 3×21 Belt Sander Paper for 2019 – Put to the Test

The Best 3×21 Belt Sander Paper for 2019  – Put to the Test

Sanders come in all shapes and sizes, from belt sanders and palm sanders, to random orbital sanders like the Makita bo5030, with belt sanders being used for the widest range of applications. Looking for the perfect 3×21 belt sander paper for your project? In this article we will go over belt sander papers that will make your job go smoothly. Learn a Bit About the Grit – Sand Paper Grit Numbers Before we jump into the different brands you need...
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How to Use a Saw Bench

How to Use a Saw Bench

For those of you that enjoy woodworking, you might have heard of a saw bench, or otherwise referred to as a sawhorse. A saw bench consists of a beam with four legs that support the project you are sawing. For those who are new to using a sawhorse, you are probably confused at how to use a saw bench. As you’ll find, there are many uses for this handy piece of wood. From sawing to painting, every workshop will find...
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