how much sanding is enough

Sanding Too Much? The Wood Whisperer

2009-4-20 · This question comes from Michael who asks: "When sanding, I usually sand down to 400 grit. I saw one of your videos where you sand to 180 grit. Am I sanding too much?" And my response: Hey Michael. In my opinion, yes. I believe that after 150-180 grit (on most woods), we have a case of

Wood Floor Sanding MN | Floor Sanding Tips

2019-6-16 · 9 Tips You Must Read Before Sanding Your Hardwood Floor even when lead is present, but sanding will spread enough lead throughout your home to permanently harm your children. When in doubt about lead, don't sand it yourself. full scale of how much old finish AND damaged wood must be removed from your floor before you begin and you will

How Much Sanding Is Enough Furniture Repair

How Much Sanding Is Enough. Last Updated on Thu, 05 Aug 2010 | Furniture Repair. As long as you don't use a very fine paper you can sand forever. You want all surfaces to be smooth, with all sawmarks and sanding scratches removed. You want the natural roughness of the end and cross-grains eliminated.

How much sanding is enough Pelican Parts Forums

How much sanding is enough. Ok so five or ten years ago I bought a bunch of really nice Getty Design F/G parts. The front and rear bumpers have been on the car for a few years and the fenders up in the attic. I had this black and blue thing going on so was fine with out sanding or painting the bumpers.

How much sanding is enough? : HomeImprovement

Starting the project of painting blonde 50s cabinets. For the most part theyre veneered plywood doors (if that matters) I've set up shop in the

Too much sanding? | NC Woodworker

White Oak. Sanded 150, then 180, then 220 and then 340 before staining. Stained and found 2-3 spots that I missed, there were pretty obvious scratch marks

sanding How much grit do I need? Woodworking

2019-5-14 · With a film-building finish (shellac, varnish, lacquer) you get a filling-in of minor surface imperfections, including sanding scratches. This is why you can get away with sanding up to a coarser grit and still achieve a very smooth final surface. Using a film finish, depending on the species, even 150 can be high enough.

Bowl Sanding Tools and Finish Techniques Turn A

Yes, you can sand green wood. High-quality sanding pads work best. If a wood is sopping wet, I will let it turn on the lathe at a slow speed for ten or fifteen minutes. Pausing a bit after turning the surface usually allows enough evaporation to make sanding much more manageable.

When is paint flat enough? True Blox

Hours & Hours & Hour of practice. You should always check your work, no matter how much you've done, but after quite a while, you will have a much better feel for this, and find yourself going back and re sanding a lot less. Always strive to do your best work! The goal is to help you be your best.

Pelican Parts Forums How much sanding is enough

How much sanding is enough . Ok so five or ten years ago I bought a bunch of really nice Getty Design F/G parts. The front and rear bumpers have been on the car for a few years and the fenders up in the attic. I had this black and blue thing going on so was fine with out sanding or painting the bumpers.:

When is paint flat enough? True Blox

Hours & Hours & Hour of practice. You should always check your work, no matter how much you've done, but after quite a while, you will have a much better feel for this, and find yourself going back and re sanding a lot less. Always strive to do your best work! The goal is to help you be your best.

Four Common Finishing Mistakes (and how to avoid

2019-6-12 · Four Common Finishing Mistakes (and how to avoid them) Not enough sanding. In my very earliest days of woodworking, I used to think that sanding through all the different grits of sandpaper was for anal-retentive chumps. the sanding scratches will become all that much more noticeable and pronounced. You want to fix sanding mistakes

Wood Floor Sanding MN | Floor Sanding Tips

2019-6-16 · 9 Tips You Must Read Before Sanding Your Hardwood Floor even when lead is present, but sanding will spread enough lead throughout your home to permanently harm your children. When in doubt about lead, don't sand it yourself. full scale of how much old finish AND damaged wood must be removed from your floor before you begin and you will

How To Paint Furniture WITHOUT Sanding! Salvaged

Ask any professional furniture painter what their least favorite part of restyling is, and they will most likely say SANDING. It's messy. It's time consuming. It's mindless work. True fact when I first started salvaging furniture, I cringed at the mere feel of sandpaper. So, it's not surprising that one of the most FAQ's I receive is: How can I paint furniture without sanding?

Cutting Boards How much sanding is enough and

2013-10-14 · So my question is, how much sanding is enough sanding when making cutting boards for sale? I've sold a few and have only sanded to 220 grit. My boards feel smooth and you can't feel any imperfections but they could become smoother with more sanding work. What are your thoughts?

Tips for Sanding a Wood Deck Before Refinishing

After a deep power washing, the wood fibers of the various components of the deck often raise up as they expand with water.Once dry, these wood fibers can often remain raised and may cause splinters. For this reason, you should plan on sanding your wood deck after power washing and before staining and sealing.This crucial step will ensure that your refinishing job gives great results.

How much sanding is enough for paint prep?

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sanding for a re-clear | The H.A.M.B.

2010-12-5 · sanding for a re-clear. Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by I have access to a much better gun now. I have a big roll of 400 grit left and was wondering if sanding it down wit that and reshooting was OK? The only thing worse than sanding through to the colour coat is not sanding enough so the clear gets a good bite

Sanding: When is enough? | TalkBass

2017-6-12 · Enough to remove all scratches of the previous grit. No less, no more. Or at least not much more. You also need to clean up between grits to prevent any loose particles of a previous larger grit from making new scratches when working with a finer grit. Use

How much sanding is enough before painting?

How much sanding is enough before painting? I have an old piece of varnished furniture that I am going to paint. Roughed it up with a piece of sand paper(fine grit) and I think it is good enough to paint

flooring How much sanding do I need to do to

2019-6-3 · How much sanding do I need to do to refinish a wood floor? sander and a 40 grit sand paper on an inconspicuous location. The sander does remove material, but I am not sure if enough material has been removed for applying a stain. the work will be easy enough that you can get through the old stain without much effort, and you'll be

how much clear to lay down and how long to wait

2005-5-21 · Talk to you painter, tell him you want enough clear on the car so that after it is wet-sanded and buffed out, there is still plenty of clear on the car for any future polishing work. There is a balance between too much, not enough and just the right amount for the life of the car after wet sanding.

Final primer sanding before painting How to Paint

2008-9-17 · I know the paint needs a certain degree of 'tooth' to adhere properly but how much is enough tooth and how much is too little? I well imagine most, perhaps all, of you simply look at the primer before painting and if it looks and feels smooth, it is good to go. I don't use my DA for much more than stripping old paint or sanding my epoxy for

How Much Sanding Is Enough Furniture Repair

How Much Sanding Is Enough. Last Updated on Thu, 05 Aug 2010 | Furniture Repair. As long as you don't use a very fine paper you can sand forever. You want all surfaces to be smooth, with all sawmarks and sanding scratches removed. You want the natural roughness of the end and cross-grains eliminated.

Rules for Sanding Wood | Popular Woodworking

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