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Who invented Sandpaper?

The first recorded instance of sandpaper was in 13th century in China when crushed shells, seeds, and sand were bonded to parchment using natural gum. and beelieved to be made (MORE)

How to use sandpaper?

rub the sand paper against the surface until it is smooth. Do this to painted surfaces before using primer, itll help make the primer stick better
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What is sandpaper used for?

Sandpaper is used to add a nice, smooth finish to a piece of wood  or to an object made out of timber.   When a fine smooth finish is required on an object's surface,  d (MORE)
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What is the finest sandpaper?

Grit 3000, usually marked as P3000. Make sure to use water as lubricant (wet sanding), as it not only helps with quality of sanding but prevents microscopic metal particles b (MORE)

Was there sandpaper in the 1700s?

The 1st recorded sandpaper was in 13th Century China using sand or  crushed up shells on a parchment glued on with natural gum.   Dutch Rush, or Horsehair and Scouring Ru (MORE)

What are the dangers of sandpaper?

It does not digest well and can grind skin right off of your flesh. It also may generate toxic dust, depending on what substance you are sanding.
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Why do metals have to be sandpapered?

The reason why metal have to be clean with sandpaper is to remove the oxide layer on the surface of the metal. This is because most metal have a high tendency toward oxygen. T (MORE)
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How do you unclog sandpaper?

Brush it off with a stiff bristled brush or if it's not too bad just tap it on a table or any other hard surface.
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Can you paint on sandpaper?

Yes, it would have an unusual texture but I suppose that a good artist could make use of that.
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