Sanding guide how to sand floorboards


How to sand floorboards with red paint "Ochsenblut"

Uneven floorboards with red paint will be sanded diagonally  with grit 16 to the laying direction until the "wave" and the red paint is almost removed. After that you ONLY sand in laying direction of the floorboards to remove the diagonal traces from grit 16 to 120 .

Sequences of sanding

1. Sander Grit 16, diagonal
2. Sander Grit 16
3. Sander Grit 24
4. Edger Grit 16
5. Edger Grit 24
6. Sander Grit 40
7. Edger Grit 40
8. Sander Grit 80
9. Sander Grit 120
10. Edger Grit 80

 



How to sand floordboards with old varnish

Floorboards with old varnish you usually start sanding with the grit  40.

Sequences of sanding

1. Sander Grit 40
2. Edger Grit 40
3. Sander Grit 80
4. Sander Grit 120
5. Edger Grit 80

 



Single steps how to sand a floorboard

Hammer in the nails

Sanding guide, hammering in the nails
Sanding guide, hammering in the nails

Before beginning to sand the floorboards, the nails must be hammered in in order not to damage the sanding paper or the sanding drum.


Sanding floorboards with paint diagonal

Sand uneven floorboards diagonally with grit 16.


Sanding steps after sanding diagonally with grit 16

After sanding the floorboards diagonally you only sand from grit 16 to grit 120 in laying direction of the floorboard.


After sanding with grit 24

When sanding with grit 24 has been completed, you have to hammer in the nails the weren´t visible before. Clean the gaps between the floorboards and fill the nail holes with a mix of glue and the dust you got from sanding.


After sanding with grit 16 and 24 you sand with an edger the parts of the floorboard that the sanding machine hasn´t reached.


Edge sanding

You change the floor and the edge sander from grit to grit. Then you are ready prepare the floor for sealing by cleaning it.





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