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  • Save your Sandpaper

    If your sandpaper for your power tools are plugged up but not worn out you can get a crepe block that you simply push into the running sandpaper and the clogs come out. If you can't find a true crepe sandpaper cleaning block, use an old pair of crepe soled shoes. They work just as well.
  • Shellac -- fixing drywall tears

    When you tear the surface of drywall, those fuzzy little hairs just keep coming through coat after coat of paint. The reason is that each time you sand it, they simply lie down and stand back up when they get wet with more paint.The way to cure it from the start is to put a coat of shellac over ...
  • Getting a smooth finish on MDF panels.

    When you want a glossy smooth finish on MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) panels, you need to do a little prep work before painting. The problem is that the first coat you put on will always raise the fibers in the fiberboard, and they then show up through all the other coats of paint.Start with a...
  • Radial Arm Saw Sanding Disk

    I have a copy of your Fine Tuning Your Radial Arm Saw , am interested in the article on page 52 relating to planning the table flat, but I can't seem to find anyone that knows where to obtain the rigid sanding disk that is shown in figure 3-46. I hope you might know where to obtain one. - Willia...
  • Refinishing hardwood floors -- without sanding

    "Renewal" is the name of a floor refinishing product/system from Flecto-Varathane.You take of any wax first. They only mention that in fine print and don't provide a wax remover, but the system will fail if you leave old wax on the floor.Then the first product in the system removes the scuff mar...
  • How to remove carpet adhesive.

    Carpet or tile adhesive can seem almost impossible to remove from a concrete or wooden floor, especially when it has been there for a long time. If you try sanding, it will heat up and clog up the sandpaper. If you wire brush it with a wire wheel on your drill, again if you let it heat up, it w...
  • Re-staining worn spots in a floor.

    When a floor wears down through the finish, even through the stain and to bare wood you have a serious refinishing problem.Bernadette wants to re-stain the warn spots without having to sand down the whole floor.Well, the bad news is that you probably won't be able to do a good job. Sand down the...
  • What type of floor sander do you use on hardwood floors?

    Drum Sanders, disk sanders and scrapersWhen professionals need to remove a lot of wood in either a new rough floor installation, or a major refinishing where they need to get right down to bare wood, they will use the traditional drum sander, and associated disk sander for the edges, and scraper ...
  • Tip -- Making a custom sanding block.

    We received the tip that when you want to sand molding, you can make a custom sanding block by wrapping thin plastic wrap over the molding and then forming a block into the wood molding with epoxy auto body repair putty. When it hardens, remove the block, pull off the plastic and you have a pret...