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7 Steps to Shine in Wide Belt Sanding - Abridged Version

By Adam West Posted: 10/29/2014 2:49PM

To really make wide belt machines shine, try these seven best wide belt sanding practices and processes. Then let me know how they work for you.


Antique Wood and Veneer Radios Get Pricey Once Restored

By Bill Esler Posted: 09/14/2014 9:49PM

Old radios looked great, and still do, because of great design, says Paul Sanders, a restoration specialist. Competition for the radio market pushed makers to do anything to set their radios apart and the simplest way to achieve this was through cabinet design.


How to Sand Cabinetry Doors Between Coats of Wood Finish

Posted: 09/11/2014 4:37AM

Proper sanding techniques between finish coats creates for better adhesion and appearance of wood finishes.


How to Stir a Bucket Full of Wood Coating

Posted: 09/07/2014 3:28PM

How to Stir a Bucket Full of Wood Coating




TechDude's Wide Belt Sanding Advice Was Most Viewed This Week

By Bill Esler Posted: 08/14/2014 12:05PM

Adam West sees lots of sanding belts at his bench top. As an abrasives troubleshooter and tech adviser, he decided to summarize his advice to machine operators, and got a lot of views. Also popular: a Viet Nam-made table that sets floors on fire.


Does Your Sanding Make Sense? How to Set Your Wide Belt

By Adam West Posted: 08/09/2014 2:22PM

My job as a technician for Dixon Abrasives is to make sanding make sense. Every part of the sanding process must work together to accomplish a few simple tasks. Part 3 of 4


Does Your Sanding Make Sense? What Can Your Sander Handle?

By Adam West Posted: 08/07/2014 2:22PM

My job as a technician for Dixon Abrasives is to make sanding make sense. Every part of the sanding process must work together to accomplish a few simple tasks. Part 2 of 4


Does Your Sanding Make Sense? Inside Wide-Belt Machines

By Adam West Posted: 08/05/2014 2:22PM

My job as a technician for Dixon Abrasives is to make sanding make sense. This is not as simple a task as most people would think. Every part of the sanding process must work together to accomplish a few simple tasks. Part 1 of 4


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