Sandpaper Sources

  • Advertise with us

« back to Finishing forum

Forum topic by ralbuck posted 04-05-2013 11:10 PM 2085 views 2 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View ralbuck's profile


3717 posts in 2104 days

04-05-2013 11:10 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question

I need to find an economical source for good sandpaer. Just normal, standard sheets in standard grits etc.

Any HELP is much appreciated. I have tried the H-F and a few other cheap places etc. Price was not too bad; sandpaper was junk though!

Any good online sources?? I have checked E’Bay with very poor luck also.

I will appreciate an email to if someone has a good place to purchase some; Thanks Everyone.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

13 replies so far

View luv2learn's profile


2682 posts in 2140 days

#1 posted 04-05-2013 11:30 PM

I have had good results from online industrial supply

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

View bandit571's profile


18629 posts in 2521 days

#2 posted 04-05-2013 11:33 PM

Try looking up a place called Klingspor?

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

View Mark Davisson's profile

Mark Davisson

597 posts in 3155 days

#3 posted 04-05-2013 11:34 PM

ralbuck, I’m a fan of Allan Little’s videos. He has raved about Vitex paper, and he finally became a Vitex retailer. I’m not sure there’s another one in the U.S. Anyway, I ordered some from him, and he was right.

-- I'm selfless because it feels so good!

View LukieB's profile


966 posts in 2167 days

#4 posted 04-06-2013 12:00 AM

I second the vote for klingspor abrasives. Reasonable prices, quality stuff (won Finewoodworking’s best value award, in their “sandpaper showdown” cause it lasted longer than everything else), huge assortment, and good customer service.

Their online store

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this"

View Kreegan's profile


1452 posts in 1984 days

#5 posted 04-06-2013 12:09 AM

View ralbuck's profile


3717 posts in 2104 days

#6 posted 04-06-2013 12:11 AM

Thanks All,

I will check them out!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

View ralbuck's profile


3717 posts in 2104 days

#7 posted 04-06-2013 12:18 AM

HI when I tried to check this one out; my browser got nasty, I tried a different browser and it swore at me too!

Said not secure—wrong certificates!

Any idea why?

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

View lew's profile


11846 posts in 3593 days

#8 posted 04-06-2013 12:19 AM

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View Kreegan's profile


1452 posts in 1984 days

#9 posted 04-06-2013 12:54 AM

Sorry, I linked the secure site for some reason.

View guitchess's profile


85 posts in 3546 days

#10 posted 04-06-2013 02:44 AM

I get Norton paper at my local auto body supply. They have a wide brand selection and every grit imaginable. They don’t have any hook and loop papers, but I don’t try to collect the dust so I prefer psa, plus it is cheaper. The same details apply to sheets as well, and by buying in 50 sheet packs, you’ll save at least 50% over smaller quantities from the box stores.

View BigRedKnothead's profile


8487 posts in 1820 days

#11 posted 04-06-2013 03:13 AM

Klingspor for psa rolls. I get mirka oribital discs off amazon.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

View NiteWalker's profile


2736 posts in 2414 days

#12 posted 04-06-2013 05:59 PM

+1 more for klingspor. Google around for a free shipping code, there’s always one floating around.

Something I learned a while back: change sandpaper like someone else is paying for it.
Rather than trying to extend the life of cheap sandpaper, change it out often and your sanding will take that much less time.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

View CharlesNeil's profile


2144 posts in 3708 days

#13 posted 04-06-2013 06:09 PM

Industrial Abrasives and you will never go anywhere else, I do this wood /finishing thing for a living, and have tried them all ,these folks are the very best , you get what you pay for, they outlast them all.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics