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Tip on preventing belt distortion on stationary belt sanders.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #37 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 16

Tip on temporary repair of sanding belt with small rip or hole.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #75 Oct 1999 pg. 17

Tip on making your own sanding belts.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1984 (v.7#10) pg. 6

Sandpaper savvy. Tips on the use of 80 and 120-grit sanding belts and 80, 120, 180 and 240-grit hand sanding to do all rough and finish sanding when making furniture.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 8

Tip on using worn-out 120-grit (or finer) sanding belts when sanding delicate or veneered surfaces.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #353 Nov-Dec 1994 (v.44#10) pg. 14

Tip: How to extend the life of sanding belts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #11 Oct-Nov 1982 pg. 14

Tip: Costlier sanding belts may give longer service.
FINE WOODWORKING #14 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 10

Shop made sanding belts for stroke sanders and smaller machines. Two methods described. (1) An angled butt joint reinforced with a strip of Kevlar cloth glued to the back. (2) Glued lap joint.
FINE WOODWORKING #94 May-Jun 1992 pg. 44
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #97 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 8

Tip on using hardened silicon caulk to clean sanding belts.
FINE WOODWORKING #119 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 16

Tip on extending the life of fine-grit sanding belts.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1987 (v.41#3) pg. 76

Tip: Worn 80-grit garnet belts have the same fineness as new 200-grit or finer.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Fall 1979 (v.10#3) pg. 31

Tip: Use crepe soles from old shoes to clean sanding belts.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1990 (v.167#12) pg. 52

Wall-mounted rack of dowels and wood is used to store sanding belts.
SHOPNOTES #11 Sep 1993 (v.2) pg. 28

How to buy and care for sanding belts. Some tips.
WOOD MAGAZINE #28 Apr 1989 (v.6#2) pg. 76

Tip: Reduce the width of your narrow (1") sanding belt to reach into tight spots.
WOOD MAGAZINE #30 Aug 1989 (v.6#4) pg. 14

Tip on using solidified silicone caulk to clean abrasive belts or discs.
WOOD MAGAZINE #44 Aug 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 15
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #46 Oct 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 10

How to mark sanding belts for future reference as to grit and direction of movement.
WOOD MAGAZINE #58 Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 12

Tip on using a card file (used to clean files) to remove stubborn deposits from a sanding belt.
WOODSMITH #94 Aug 1994 (v.16) pg. 4

Tip tells how to clean a partially clogged sanding disc or belt.
WOODTURNING #42 May 1996 pg. 77

How to make your own sanding belts.
WOODWORKER #1060 Mar 1982 (v.86) pg. 200

Tip: Template for making your own sanding belts.
WOODWORKER Nov 1987 (v.91#11) pg. 1002

Joining sandpaper. Various methods to make abrasive belts, drums and cylinders.
WOODWORKER Feb 1990 (v.94#2) pg. 188

Tip on cleaning sanding belts using "Perspex".
WOODWORKER May 1990 (v.94#5) pg. 493

Tip on using pieces of torn sanding belts.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1989 (v.13#5) pg. 66

Rack with slotted dowels is used to store sanding belts.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 14

Tip on repairing sanding belts with filament tape.
WORKBENCH Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.49#6) pg. 57