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Wildwood

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#1 posted 06-15-2013 05:06 PM

I get my discs from Vince:
http://vinceswoodnwonders.com/blue-flex-discs/

Use 2 3/8” blue flex disc, backup & interface pads.

Vince more than happy to answer any questions you have. Have both inexpensive air & electric angle drill. Bought extra backup * interface pads in addition to assortment of grits. Light pressure all you need.

I get my AL & Garnet sanding sheets from
http://www.woodworkingshop.com

They also sell disc, backup & interface pads, shipping cost reasonable too. Also very helpful people to deal with.

I strive for off the tool finish, but still end up removing tool marks, burnished wood from riding tool bevel and evening out surface. I may start hand sanding trouble spots with lathe off before breaking out my discs and set lathe RPM’s to about 50 to 80. Nominally use about 250 to 500 RPM’s to go through grits of sandpaper.

I wet the surface with either water or mineral spirits looking for blemishes did not remove or created sanding before applying finish.

-- Bill


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