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Which abrasive to use for sanding

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There is such a wide variety of different abrasive types that many people feel spoilt for choice or confused. It is good to understand what benefits from the various types. The quality of abrasives vary considerably, some are designed to keep a cutting edge for longer, some are designed for quick jobs which do not need to keep a cutting edge for as long. One aspect to consider is the material you are sanding and how much it can clog the sanding surface, where additional surface covering like stearate helps to minimize the impact of clogging. Another thought is what...

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Sanding for woodwork and woodturning

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which type of sanding materials are best suited to which job.

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Pen Making and Pen Finishing

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Pen making abrasives and pen finishing techniques.

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New efficient Mirka sanding discs

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Mirka have created more efficient sanding discs, Iridium and Novastar, designed for multi purpose.

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All About Mirka Ceros Sanders

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The light weight ergonomical yet powerful Mirka Ceros sander. Ideal for wall sanding , window and door frame preparation. Best used alongside the Abranet sanding discs and a dust extractor system.

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