Sanders - Canadian Woodworking Magazine

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Sanders



Sander Pads
The pads on some sanders that accept sticky-back sanding sheets can eventually get gummed up and will no longer accept the sandpaper. Rather than going to the repair shop, go to a computer store and pick up a mouse pad. Cut it to fit your sander and glue it on with rubber cement
 

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Replacement pads are available for hook-and-loop sanders
 
Replacing Sander Pads
The hook portion of the Velcro pad on sanders often wears out and becomes ineffective. Replacement pads are available that simply stick on.
 


Graham McCulloch
GRAHAM McCULLOCH is author of Workshop Shortcuts for Woodworkers Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., NY
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