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Tools and Equipment

Floor Sanding Using the U-Sand Orbital Floor Sander

April 23, 2017

Here is the Cherryhill Manufacturing's video on how to refinish a floor with the USand Orbital Floor Sander. It may help you with your decision on whether the USand will work for your project and will display its capabilities.

How a Floor Sanding Edger Works

April 4, 2017

When using a floor drum sander, it isn't possible to sand directly next to the wall. That is where the floor edger comes into play. Let's explore a few features of a floor edger which make it such an effective machine.

Installing Sandpaper on Silverline SL8 Drum Sander

February 25, 2017

Here is the manufacturer's video on how to install the standard SL-8 precut sheets on a Silverline or Essex SL8 Hardwood Floor Drum Sander. It is very good and I did not want to reinvent the wheel with this tutorial so I will post it as is.

Diamond Blade Safety

January 26, 2017

Prepare carefully for your project when using a diamond blade. Pay close attention to all aspects of the scope of the job and plan ahead when purchasing the blade and any additional personal protective equipment and necessary supplies to make the job safe and successful.

Incra Rigid Bend Rule

December 17, 2016

This is an awesome new tool for use on the edge of a workbench for precise measuring. Use with a .5mm mechanical pencil.

Using the Clarke American OBS18 Orbital Floor Sander to Refinish Floors

November 9, 2016

Here is the American Sanders video on an introduction to how to refinish a floor with the OBS18 Orbital Floor Sander. It may help you with your decision on whether the OBS18 will work for your project and will display its capabilities.