Using a Random Orbit Sander for Furniture Refinishing

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Learn tips and techniques for how to refinish old wood furniture, including using the random orbit sander for furniture stain removal, in this free how-to video. View Video Transcript

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Jennifer Ware

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Hi! My name is Jennifer and I have over 10 years of woodworking and furniture restiiration experice. Okay, now before we start actual product, I need to go over the sanders that I brought with me. Let's take a look at how to use the random orbit sander. As you can see, the random orbit sander is a hand held power sander as well. It has the ability to produce a finer finish than the orbital sander, but as you can see, it does not sand well in corners. With this sander, you do not have to follow the wood grain and because of it's randeom sanding action, the tool will not leave any swirl marks. This sander uses a sand paper disc, which can come in 2 forms, pressure sensitive adhesives or a look and loop system. Let's show you how to load that one right now.