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Folding Sandpaper

10-28-2017 05:32 AM by Rich | 5 comments »

I know this seems like a trivial thing, but after folding sandpaper this way for decades, I was surprised to find only one youtube video that discussed it, and even it failed to mention the folding order needed to easily use all four surfaces of the folded sheet. When sanding, while getting into tight places, and following contours requires a single thickness of paper, hand-sanding flat surfaces without a block is difficult with one layer. For one, there is nothing to stiffen the paper, and with just the paper backing, it tends to be slippery and difficult to manage. I prefer folding the sheet so that the grit is on the front for sanding and on the back for a good grip as I sand. Si...

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