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Quick Tips Vol. 9

By: Erich Lage
These tips will make sanding and shaping chores a lot easier.

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Rasp/File Holder or Finger Protector.

Charles Mak of Calgary, Alberta likes to use rubber thimblettes to protect his fingers from cuts when using a file or rasp. Available at office stores, these disposable finger cones often have raised nibs on the outside to provide a sure grip. w212 006f03

Edge Sanding Block.

To keep from rounding over the edges of a workpiece when sanding, Tom Roessler of Appleton, Wisconsin uses an edge sanding block. Adhesive-backed sandpaper is applied to the narrow piece with the rounded ends. The wide piece keeps the block square.

Published: Feb., 11 2021
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