Sanding Through Veneer

The area just left of center shows what a sand through looks like. The grain and figure disappear and look more like a smudge

You may be aware that I’m not a big advocate of random orbit sanders. I prefer to sand by hand most of the time. I think it’s faster, and it’s for sure safer, especially on veneer. If you’re gluing down the veneer yourself (maybe using a vacuum press), the veneer you’re using is usually thick enough to require a good deal of effort to sand through. But if you’re using […]

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