Another reason to use a random orbital sander – dust collection. The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to secure your shop vacuum to your sander where it wont fall off while you are sanding . Keeping the dust off your work piece will make your sander work more efficiently and keep your lungs dust-free.
Applying a sanding sealer to your raw project is a great way to seal the surface and allow your final topcoats to lay on the wood much smoother and with finer luster.
Do you think sanding is a brain dead job and you hate it? The Family Handyman editor, Travis Larson, does too. He will share some tips with you to make sanding wood quicker and less boring.
Tom Baker submitted this video in one of The Family Handyman's video contests. He will show you why you should wear a helmet when sanding hardwood floors with a belt sander .
Follow these hardwood floor sanding and refinishing tips from a veteran floor refinisher to achieve a smooth, professional-quality finish.
In this article, we'll show you how to avoid common sanding mistakes and offer several tips for getting the best results from your drywall sanding job. Sanding drywall is tedious, dusty work. But if you do it right, you'll be rewarded with a great-looking paint job that will make all the effort ...
After you've hung and taped drywall, follow these steps to sand it perfectly smooth. We'll show you techniques the pros use to get sanding done quickly with excellent results.
It's hard to know what type of sander to buy for your projects. We’ll take the confusion out of buying a sander for finishing kitchen cabinets and explain why a random orbital sander is the best choice.
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