power sander


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power sander

A portable, electric hand tool having a moving abrasive surface; used for smoothing and polishing; also See sanding machine.
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Sanders and planers A power sander is invaluable for removing layers of varnish, woodstain, paint or rust and for creating a fine finish on large areas, such as a tabletop.
Use a power sander to take off as much of the finish as possible and wipe with a cloth dampened with white spirit.
No longer would we gaze upon his Vauxhall Conference football player circa 1985 haircut or that greasy, raw-looking face which made him resemble Mick Hucknall gone mad with a Body Shop exfoliating scrub and a power sander.
If you're using a power sander, the small bag on the back of the tool will collect some dust, but it's much better to connect up the pipe of your vacuum cleaner instead.
Necessary tools include a table saw, miter square, nail set, eight 3-inch C-clamps, and sanding blocks or (preferably) a power sander.
1 Feather the edge of your scraped areas with a power sander to get rid of sharp edges.
Don't have a power sander to sand curvy rough-sawn edges?
If a little paint leaks under the tape, wait until it's dry, then sand it off in seconds with a power sander.
A power sander will speed up and improve your work more than any other paint prep tool.
If you're more than a casual drywall sander, you might consider using the Porter-Cable power sander and dust collector.
For de-rusting large, flat surfaces, try a power sander.
When precision is important, cut just to the outside of your mark, then sand to the line by hand or with a power sander.

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