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Finishing & Sanding

Sanding and finishing can become less tedious by using a few of these simple tricks.


Curved Parts Sander

When your project throws you a curve this simple sander will knock it out of the park. Read More

Sanding Disc Storage Cabinet

A perfect way to corral the random orbit rodeo of supplies. Read More

Roller Bars for Finishing Shop Projects

This set of rollers make finish application a smooth process. Read More

Quick and Easy Finishing Station

With a scrap piece of pegboard and a handful of golf tees, you can quickly create a finishing platform for … Read More

Recycled Sanding Belt

This clever sanding block will give old sanding belts added life in your shop. Read More

Brush Care Basics: Cleaning A Brush

With just a little effort, you can ensure that your fi nishing brushes are always at their best. Read More

Versatile Penetrating Oil Finishes: How-To: Tips For Applying A Penetrating Oil

A perfect balance between ease of application, appearance, and protection makes penetrating oil a standby for many woodworkers. Read More

Better Color With Glazes: How-To: Apply A Glaze

Deeper, richer, more natural color on your project — that’s the big benefi t offered by the simple technique of … Read More

4 Easy Steps For Perfect Surface Prep: How-To: Remove Dents With Steam

One of the keys to a top-notch fi nish is to start with a well-prepared “canvas.” I stick to a … Read More

Choosing Drawer Liners

Whether you’re storing tools or protecting fine jewelry, you have a lot of materials to choose from when lining drawers. Read More

A Look At Oscillating Spindle Sanders

A benchtop spindle sander can make many sanding tasks easier. But more importantly, the finished project will also look better. Read More

A Finish That’s Fast, Easy, And Durable

The simple secret is the three ingredients. Each plays and important role in creating a top-notch finish without a lot … Read More

Brushing A Varnish Finish

The best route to a smooth, durable varnish finish is to apply it the old-fashioned way. Read More

Versatile Disk Sanders

When it comes to most edge-sanding tasks, nothing can match the speed and precision of a disk sander. Read More

High-Tech, Smooth-Cutting Microplane Rasps

When it comes to shaping curved parts for your projects, it's tough to beat the performance of this inexpensive tool. Read More