Techniques for Car Sanding?

Answer If you're restoring an automobile, or have an automobile that you'd want to keep in tip-top condition, you'll inevitably find yourself having to sand the vehicle. Sanding can come up when you're re... Read More »

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Old Master Techniques for Sanding?

Sanding wood to make it smooth is a very old woodworking technique. Before sandpaper was invented (gluing sand to paper), woodworkers used shark skin to smooth down wood (see reference 1). Over cen... Read More »

Hull Sanding Techniques?

Perhaps the quickest method to refinish the wooden hull of a boat is through sandblasting or chemical stripping. But these options can be pricey. If you're the do-it-yourself type or just simply ha... Read More »

Fiberglass Boat Power Sanding Techniques?

Factory-made fiberglass boat hulls are made in molds. The material first applied to the mold (after a mold-release agent) will become the exterior surface of the boat. While fiberglass --- woven or... Read More »

Paint Block Sanding Techniques for Autos?

Block-sand your car's body during a spray-paint job to create a surface for the paint to stick to. Although poor sanding techniques may result in sanding scratches and wavy panels, these techniques... Read More »