Double-Sided (and Double-Duty) Sandpaper

Kill two birds with one stone by making your sandpaper more rigid and speeding up the sanding process with this easy tip.

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A single sheet of sandpaper is often too flimsy; the paper backing wears out before the grit. I like to use a double thickness instead, gluing two pieces back-to-back using spray adhesive. Sometimes I’ll even use two different grits so I can switch between grits quickly. – Brad Holden

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