Power tools leave their marks on wood, so if you want a dead-flat, smooth surface ready for a finish, you’ll probably turn to sandpaper. Finishing expert Jeff Jewitt shares time-tested methods for using modern abrasives and sanding machines to get flawless results. From using a random-orbit sander followed by hand-sanding to smooth a surface, to using a belt-sander to level a glued-up panel, to working on tricky surfaces such as narrow parts and curved work, these tips will help you get the flawless surface you are looking for.
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