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asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th June, 2020

How do you sand a rough sawn timber?


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Just so, can you sand rough cut wood?

No Sanding Required You don't need to do any sanding whatsoever. Sanding rough lumber before, during or after finishing detracts from its natural beauty, and is not necessary, unless you prefer to do so; in that case, it might be easier to buy smooth-milled wood instead.

One may also ask, how do you sand rough sawn cedar? Smooth Cedar If you do need to sand it with a power sander, use an orbital sander with 100-grit sandpaper. Keep the sander moving, using circular motions to flatten and smooth the surface. Don't allow the sander to remain in one place. When the surface is consistently smooth, stop sanding and proceed sanding by hand.

how do you smooth rough wood without sanding?

First, you need to use an abrasive material such as sand, pumice, sandstone, or similar. Rub wood with it along the grain in order to smooth the surface and remove imperfections. When you have removed marks, move to a “finer” grade of the abrasive and repeat the process.

Does a planer make wood flat?

A jointer creates a flat surface on wood, and yes, it can be used to correct bow and warp on one side of a board at a time. "A planer is a thicknesser. It takes a thick board and makes it thinner. To use a planer, the board should already have one flat side.

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