Profession wood sander
Wood sanders smoothen the surface of a wooden object using various sanding instruments. Each applies an abrasive surface, usually sandpaper, to the workpiece to remove irregularities.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Types of wood
Types of wood, such as birch, pine, poplar, mahogany, maple and tulipwood.
- Wood cuts
Different ways of cutting wood, across the grain or parallel with it, and radial or tangential to the core. The behaviour of cuts of wood under different circumstances and the optimal cut for a given purpose. Influence of special attributes of the wood, like knots or defects.
- Sanding grits
Distinguish different grits of sandpaper in order to obtain a rougher or finer finish of the wood.
- Types of sanders
Types of electric sanders such palm grip and pistol grip sanders, their features and application.
- Woodworking processes
Steps in the processing of wood for the manufacturing of wooden articles and types of machines used for these processes such as drying, shaping, assembling and surface finishing.
- Sanding techniques
The various sanding techniques (such as gang sanding), as well as the different sanding papers necessary for which surface.
- Sand wood
Use sanding machines or hand tools to remove paint or other substances from the surface of the wood, or to smoothen and finish the wood.
- Clean wood surface
Use a variety of techniques on a wood surface to ensure it is free of dust, sawdust, grease, stains, and other contaminants.
- Work safely with machines
Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.
- Maintain sanding machines
Clean and oil the machines used for smoothing surfaces, check for signs of corrosion, replace defective parts, and perform minor repairs to ensure good functioning.
- Use sanding machines
Use and operate different kinds of sanding machines.
- Inspect wood materials
Carry out a thorough inspection of wood material using appropriate methods, instruments, tools, and other apparatus.