This is the eleventh video in a detailed series featuring important aspects of finishing, sanding, gluing and clamping a traditional solid wood door. http://AskWoodman.com/
Video 11 includes an important sanding tip for all woodworkers. Woodman's pet peeve? He hates to see machine marks in a finished piece. What's the best way to avoid that? Sand the sequence. Sanding The Sequence, working through the grits, is a huge time saver. Woodman talks about his sanding theory, different grits, and what sandpapers he considers the best on the market today. He also explains why he doesn't use random orbital sanders for most sanding work. Woodman believes a half sheet orbital sander does a superior job to achieve flatness and straightness. Sanding with the Festool half sheet sander is a pleasure and is like sanding on autopilot.
Be sure to check out the other videos in the Solid Wood Door Series. The complete series starts with explaining how to build a stunning tung oil based finish using Waterlox Original. It also shows detailed instruction for how to prep the surface, how to glue and clamp mortise and tenon joints using PC7 and various clamps, how to make blow out repairs, and multiple sanding techniques and philosophy. As a bonus, you'll see my very unique door holding system that spins effortlessly on a rotisserie style mechanism to ensure perfect finish application.
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