Sanding

Below are our most popular woodworking sanding videos. Learn how to sand wood propularly using both handsanders and powersanders. Learn fine detail sanding techniques while avoiding mistakes.

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  • Wet Sanding with Furniture Oil

    Wet Sanding with Furniture Oil

    Wet sanding with furniture oil is an easy way to get a silky smooth finish on your next woodworking project. George Vondriska explains the benefits and shows you the results of sanding while the furniture oil is still wet.

  • How to Repair Wood Cracks

    How to Repair Wood Cracks

    Master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how to repair wood cracks in your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. You might also be interested in: Furniture Leg Repair – How to Fix a Broken Leg, Repairing an Old Chair, or Restoring Veneer on an Antique

  • De-Whiskering Wood

    De-Whiskering Wood

    One of the problems with using water-based stains and finishes is that they tend to raise the grain on the wood surface, leaving it rough. George Vondriska shows a great way to avoid raising the grain by de-whiskering your wood before staining or finishing. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Making a Sanding Pad

    Making a Sanding Pad

    Master woodworker Bruce Kieffer teaches you a cool way to create a sanding pad that will forever keep your sandpaper from flying out of your hand and onto the shop floor while hand sanding your woodworking projects. Hint: Spray adhesive is the secret.

  • Making Sanding Blocks

    Making Sanding Blocks

    Hardback sanding blocks are extremely useful for many woodworking projects. Bruce Kieffer shows you the simple steps to make a whole bunch of sanding blocks for your workshop.

  • Make a Custom Sanding Block

    Make a Custom Sanding Block

    George Vondriska shows you how a quick trip to your local auto parts store is all you need to build your own custom sanding block that can help you sand any shaped profile you may encounter during your woodworking projects.

  • Leveling Edge Banding With A Belt Sander

    Leveling Edge Banding with a Belt Sander

    Plywood edgebanding is best applied slightly wide and then sanded flush using a belt sander. Woodworking expert Bruce Kieffer shows you how to do this type of belt sanding without sanding through the plywood veneer or gouging the panel.

  • How to be a Belt Sander Pro

    How to Be a Belt Sander Pro

    A belt sander is a powerful woodworking tool if you know how to use it correctly. In this video, master woodworker Bruce Kieffer gives you some of his belt sanding tips and explains how to avoid project disasters!

  • Pizza Points For Finishing

    Pizza Points for Finishing

    I had a real “Ah Ha” moment. Looking at a pizza we ordered I realized that the plastic thing in the middle of the pizza that keeps the box from touching the pizza (it looks like a little table) would serve a similar purpose when I’m finishing. I started saving them, and found they work…

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  • Master the belt sander

    How to Use a Belt Sander Like a Pro

    Many woodworkers are afraid of using a belt sander, and you can’t blame them. Used incorrectly, a belt sander can ruin, in seconds, a project that you spent days building. I’ve succeeded in making some reasonably flat boards into moonscapes, thanks to improper use of a belt sander. But I’ve learned from this, and want…

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