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Importance of white wood sanding?

Why is white wood sanding important? It is not just important, it is the MOST important step in finishing products. If the sanding is not correct, nothing will turn out correctly.

Finished Chair There are a few things that you have to keep in mind when sanding. You should never sand against the grain. That can lead to sand scratches and ruin the look of the product. Different pieces of wood require different grits of sandpaper. A piece of cherry might need a 180 grit, while a piece of oak might require 120-150 grit. There are also solids and veneers. Veneers will take stain differently than solids will. Keep this in mind when sanding.

There are a lot of difficulties when finishing a product, but the most important step is the whitewood sanding!