Festool Rotex RO 150 Orbital Sander Review

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Festool Rotex RO 150 Orbital Sander Review

Festool is known for their high prices. In some cases, I believe these prices are unjustified. I recently spent a few hundred pounds on the Festool jigsaw and I ended up using my £60 jigsaw, that didn’t cut straight, instead of my new Festool jigsaw. I found that the Festool Jigsaw also didn’t cut straight, but … Continued

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Refinishing Hardwood Floors Yourself (video)

[VIDEO BELOW] Hardwood floor refinishing is a subject that is fairly misunderstood. The mistake people make is in thinking its an easy straightforward process. “All it comes down to is applying sandpaper to wood and then applying a finish,” goes the thinking, “how hard could it be”. On the contrary sanding and refinishing hardwood floors … Continued

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Home Depot Floor Sander Hire – Review

I recently posted in my blog about a UK tool hire chain called HSS tool hire. That post wasn’t the most flattering to HSS and unfortunately this brief post isn’t going to be too dissimilar.   I have no experience with Home Depot, but as I was writing my blog post about HSS, I suspected … Continued

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Refinishing Bamboo Flooring (photos)

Click here to learn how I sand and refinish wood floors. I recently had the pleasure of refinishing a bamboo floor. I have to say I was a little apprehensive as I hadn’t sanded bamboo in several years. In fact, I know I have sanded bamboo before, but I really can’t remember it. I couldn’t … Continued

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Should you sand your own floor or hire a professional?

Should you sand your own floor or hire a professional? For anyone renovating or redecorating their home, deciding which tasks to take on themselves and which to hire a professional for can be difficult. Cost is often the driving factor but there are many other things to take into consideration; level of skill required to carry … Continued

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Whats the difference between lacquer and varnish?

There is definitely a lot of confusion around the subject of the difference between lacquer and varnish. Just click on all the results on the first page of google and every one of them seems to contradict the other. After some research, I have found that some of the things I believed to be true, … Continued

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Staining Hardwood Floors Without Resanding

See also: How To Stain a Wooden Floor LIKE A PRO PLEASE READ: It is not possible to stain wooden floors without sanding. However, it is possible to use floor paint which can give you a darker color or lighter color as desired, but it doesn’t color or enhance the grain of the wood. Floor paint … Continued

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