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Finishing & Sanding

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


Easy Aged Pumpkin Pine Finish

You don’t have to wait years to get the warm look of aged pine. With the right finishing techniques you … Read More

Woodworking Tip: Makeshift Sanding Station

Sanding small parts can be a pain. They're hard to hold while also managing a sander. Luckily, Phil shares a … Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 9

These tips will make sanding and shaping chores a lot easier. Read More

Shop-Made Wood Filler

To get a perfect wood filler match, it's best to go the source. Here's an easy way to make holes … Read More

Shop-Made Flap Sander

Sanding drums are great tools for smoothing curves. But for tight radii and small holes, there isn't a sanding drum … Read More

Custom Hardware Finishes

Here are three, simple recipes to transform the look of steel hardware. Read More

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

Great Color With Water-Based Dyes

This easy-to-use product is the secret to achieving a rich, vibrant, and natural-looking color on your next project. Read More

Spraying Water-Based Finish

This unbeatable finishing combination guarantees top-notch results with an absolute minimum of time and effort. Read More

Working With Workbench Grippers

Find out how these handy accessories make everyday shop tasks go a little more smoothly. Read More

Choosing A Belt Sander

Here are the key features and capabilities to look for when it’s time to buy or upgrade this essential shop … Read More