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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For best results try to smooth plaster down when it is wet,otherwise you'llneed to use a power sander or abrasive paper on it when it is dry.
A power sander makes these types of jobs easy and enjoyable.
This is especially useful if you're working with a power sander. One hint for after-assembly sanding: use masking tape at joints where different grain directions meet.
This is usually a professional job, although you could try using your own power sander and increasing grades of paper to buff the concrete.
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.
Aluminum oxide, light gray to grayish brown, is a synthetic material of great toughness; choose it for rough to medium hand-sanding and for a power sander's belt or pad.
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?

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