Crevices and Curved EdgesSand along crevices with a strip of sandpaper creased to fit into the angle of the crevice. Sand only along the crevice,and use slow strokes; keep the pressure even. Make sure the sandpaper doesn’t slip. If you’re not careful,you could damage the edges of the wood at the sides of the crevice.
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How to sand wood furniture Properly?
Sand the entire piece of furniture with each grade of sandpaper before moving on to the next grade. Between sandings, brush off or vacuum up all sanding debris, and then wipe the wood clean with a tack cloth.
What is the best way to sand a curved surface?
For curved surfaces, your best bet is a thick piece of foam padding or sponge covered with sandpaper. The padding shapes itself to the curves, providing firm, even pressure. Good sanding technique is easy to learn and apply. Using a sanding block, sand in long, light, even strokes along the grain of the wood.
Can you use a drum sander to sand a curved surface?
A drum sander chucked in a drill works great for sanding curved objects, such as shelf brackets. Drum sanders come in various diameters and consist of a soft rubber core covered by a fine, medium, or course grit sanding sleeve. Cut the brackets out using a jigsaw, saber saw, or bandsaw.
How do you sand down a wooden leg?
It pretty straightforward to sand down legs. You檒l need some 80 grit sandpaper and 220 grit sandpaper, cut into small pieces, about 3?x 4? I like to fold the paper in half, and then wrap it around the leg and move it back and forth.