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Which Abrasives are best for woodturning?

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A very simple question to ask is which sandpaper, or other abrasives, work best in wood turning. Rolls of sandpaper, sanding cloth or Net Abrasives (like Abranet) could be suitable depending on what you are making. We sell a variety of durable, good quality products.

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Revolutionary net sanding materials

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With the most recent revolution in sanding materials, net abrasives like Mirka Abranet and Sianet have changed the methods on how we sand things. The net abrasives were designed so that dust could be extracted directly through the abrasive.                      When using orbital sanders or sanding blocks, extraction systems can be connected to extract the dust from the job. For some jobs, the abrasive may need holding by hand, which means no direct extraction. To avoid the dangers of fine dust, dust masks are recommended, followed by a dust filtration system like the...

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The Art of Polishing hand-made pens for Pen Makers

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How to get an excellent finish for Pen Makers, especially when using man made materials.

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Electric Orbital Sander

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The Indasa E-Series Electric Sander is used for sanding walls, ceilings and other large flat areas. Easy speed control, lightweight, low profile and powerful. You can tackle the toughest of areas with ease, and it doesn't really get warm after hard use. The sander has been designed for industrial use, making sure the sander is robust to take the load.For best results, an extractor is recommended to remove dust from source.

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Net Abrasives

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Net abrasives have been around for a while now. These were designed to minimize clogging and being able to extract the dust from source. Nowadays, there are several makes and varieties, widening the range of abrasives from basic sandpaper, sanding cloth and now net abrasives. These can be used by hand, and some can be used on sanding tools. Each individual can choose which abrasive is their favourite, and which one to use for the job.

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