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Abbreviation for random-orbit sander.

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How do I fix one piece of plywood subfloor is 1.5mm higher than it's neighbor?

I'm putting subfloor in a cargo van. One of my plywood pieces is flush on one end by 1.5mm higher on the other. I'm thinking my two options are: Pull it out and redo it Sand it If I do #2, will a ...
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Sand before priming plywood built-in

I have a built-in that I made using 3/4" plywood and face-frame construction. I sanded one one section (it comes apart) and then primed it. The grain raised, as was expected. My question is, since the ...
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Does the speed of sanding a piece of wood affect the end result?

Does the speed of sanding a piece of wood affect the end result? In particular, what is the point of having a dual speed random orbital sander?
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What's the difference between a sheet sander and random orbit sander?

I'm looking for a sander and as I browse through the various offerings I can see that most manufactures offer both a sheet sander and a random orbit sander. Aside from the shape of the sanding ...