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Forum topic by woodworkingdrew posted 01-31-2015 12:35 AM 729 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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woodworkingdrew

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01-31-2015 12:35 AM

A neighbor gave me a beautiful coffee table which I am planning on sanding and refinishing. My question is, how do you tackle existing stain removal on small trim pieces such as small quarter rounds and other small detail work? I am afraid if I sand them to aggressively I will change the shape of them. Thanks- Andrew

-- Andrew, California


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bondogaposis

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#1 posted 01-31-2015 01:46 AM

You need to make specialized sanding blocks that conform to the shape of the molding and use sticky back sandpaper.

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#2 posted 01-31-2015 03:03 AM

One way to do it, is to use wax paper and epoxy to create a sanding block that matches the profile perfectly. However, this may not be efficient, unless you have long stretches of the same profile.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#3 posted 01-31-2015 06:42 AM

I scrape rather than sand – more efficient.

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