What is the std for sanding the faceplate to get any lippage removed? I have a few different sanders, and wondered what would work best. the idea is to get wood of the high side and not the low side....
Project is a vanity fp side 43" x 28" maple 3/4 x 2"
I sand faceframes flat first with a belt sander. With a lot of practice you can pretty much sand one without any cross grains. In the 1970's I worked for a cabinet shop that the belt sander is the only sanding a faceframe got. Today I sand the cabinets in the same manor but I follow up with a random orbital sander through 180 grit on woods like oak and 220 grit on softer woods like alder.
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
A forum community dedicated to professional woodworkers and enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about shop safety, wood, carpentry, lumber, finishing, tools, machinery, woodworking related topics, styles, scales, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more!