Out on a Limb: There is No Shame in Using Sandpaper

By Christopher Schwarz
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From the  February 2006 issue #153
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Among many of my hand-tool friends, there’s a notion that real woodworkers don’t use sandpaper. Instead they use cutting tools only – hand planes and spokeshaves – to prepare a surface for finishing. A dirty cheater will use a card scraper to clean up a bit of tearout.  But woodworkers who pick up pieces of sandpaper, well, there are even worse names for those people.

From the  February 2006 issue #153
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