Drill, Backer Pad, and Interface Pads are covered under my “Blue Flex Sanding Disks” blog entry. See http://carlford.info/blog/2014/11/blue-flex-sanding-disks/
I am now using sandpaper rolls from Klingspor for all of my hand sanding. Rather than “Porter Cable Stikit Sandpaper”. I still like the Stikit paper but it is to hard to get.
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I have found that the “Sanding Wheel Brushes” from McMaster-Carr are a good alternative to the “3M Radial Bristle Discs” that I talk about in my “Power Carving Textures” blog entry.
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I want to document this here in my blog for my students.
The Nylon Mesh Sanding Rolls (aka Synthetic Steel Wool, aka Scotch Brite Pads) that I use are:
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I like to keep my Power Sanding Drills handy by hanging them on the front of my lathe.
My friends and students have copied this idea. Thus it must be a good one?
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I like to keep my sandpaper handy and organized. Here is how I do it.
Here is how I keep my sandpaper handy. I attach it to 1/8" plywood
boards and hang it up.
When I am ready to use the sandpaper I take the board over to the lathe and set it on the "ways" of the lathe.
Then all the grits are handy for quick changes.
I have one board for 2" disks and another board for 3" disks. I recently added a third board for chunks of my Stikit sandpaper.