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What's New With Hook And Loop Sandpaper?

In this video, we review the old standard in hook and loop sandpaper, Mirka Gold. But we also discovered a few new additions, Norton Multi-Air and Mirka Abranet Mesh. See how these new hook and loop sandpapers are different!

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  • Drilling and Machining Tips

    • Machining Thin Metal

      Making Small Metal Parts in Your Woodshop. Making thin metal parts is a challenge in any shop. The parts can be hard to hold onto,… Read Full Tip

    • Snappy Drill Driver Sets

      What’s your favorite tool? We asked ourselves the same question and found that a 25-piece drill driver set from Snappy was at the top of… Read Full Tip

    • Drilling Pilot Holes

      The Secret Weapon for Drilling Pilot Holes. Drilling a perfectly centered pilot hole into any kind of wood can be tricky. If the pilot hole… Read Full Tip

  • Dust Collection Tips

    • Dust Collection Hose Kits

      The Tale of Two Dust Hose Kits. Hooking up tools with small ports to dust collection has never been easier thanks to the Flexiport dust… Read Full Tip

    • Dust Collection at the Bench

      Dust Collection Solutions at the Bench. Setting up dust collection at the workbench can be a challenge. Portable tools like finish sanders have tiny ports,… Read Full Tip

    • Small Shop Planning Part 3

      Small Shop Planning Part 3: Dust Collection Secrets Revealed! Getting started with dust collection doesn’t have to be complicated. By following simple guidelines and understanding… Read Full Tip

  • Planning and Organizing Tips

    • Small Shop Planning Part 3

      Small Shop Planning Part 3: Dust Collection Secrets Revealed! Getting started with dust collection doesn’t have to be complicated. By following simple guidelines and understanding… Read Full Tip

    • Small Shop Planning Part 2

      Small Shop Planning Part 2: Utilizing Wall Space. Now that the work zones and floor space are established, it’s time to move on to the… Read Full Tip

    • Small Shop Planning Part 1

      Small Shop Planning Part 1: Defining Work Zones. What’s your dream shop look like? A separate 16 x 30′ outbuilding? Hardwood floors? Heated and cooled?… Read Full Tip

  • Router and Router Table Tips

    • Loose Tenon Joinery Part 4

      Loose Tenon Joinery Part 4: Time for Tenons! See how easy it is to make custom-fit tenons. By making the tenons slightly smaller you not… Read Full Tip

    • Loose Tenon Joinery Part 5

      Loose Tenon Joinery Part 5: Is it Real or Fake? Looking for a way to make your joinery more decorative? Check out these tips and… Read Full Tip

    • Loose Tenon Joinery Part 3

      Loose Tenon Joinery Part 3: Setting Up the Mortise Jig. Cutting a mortise in a rail and stile is easy once you get the jig… Read Full Tip

  • Sanding and Finishing Tips

    • Hook and Loop Sandpaper

      What’s New With Hook And Loop Sandpaper? Traditional hook and loop sandpapers have been around for a while. The deciding factor is typically 5-hole or… Read Full Tip

    • PSA Sandpaper

      PSA — The One Sandpaper We Just Can’t Live Without! Let’s face it, sanding is not always the most fun part of woodworking. But it’s… Read Full Tip

  • Table Saw Tips

    • All-in-One Saw Blade

      Can One Saw Blade Replace Three Blades? Combination saw blades have been around a long time, but few offer precision smooth cuts. The Forrest Woodworker… Read Full Tip

    • Two Stop Blocks?

      Q&A with Don — A Stop Block for A Stop Block? Stop blocks make it easy to make repetitive cuts. But what happens when you… Read Full Tip

    • 3 Table Saw Add-ons

      Three Simple Add-ons Make Your Table Saw Fence Work Better! A standard table saw fence is usually about all you need…or is it? We found… Read Full Tip

  • Technique Tips

    • River Table Q&A Part 4

      River Table Q&A, Part 4: The Secrets to Getting a Top Flat, Smooth and Ready to Finish River Table Q&A Part 4: The Secrets to… Read Full Tip

    • River Table Q&A Part 3

      River Table Q&A Part 3: Making a Perfect Mold! You had more questions, so we answered! Get more details on how to prep and protect… Read Full Tip

    • River Table Q&A Part 2

      River Table Q&A Part 2: How to Remove a Rough Edge and Twist from a Workpiece. What’s the best way to remove a rough edge?… Read Full Tip

  • Tool & Product Review Tips

    • Specialty Wood Glues, Part 1

      Specialty Wood Glues Just Got a Whole Lot Better! Need less runny glue? See why Titebond Quick and Thick worked well on a project that… Read Full Tip

    • Full-Featured Measuring Tapes

      Looking for a Better Tape Measure? Look no further, Fastcap has you covered. In this tool review video, we take an in-depth look at their… Read Full Tip

    • Snappy Drill Driver Sets

      What’s your favorite tool? We asked ourselves the same question and found that a 25-piece drill driver set from Snappy was at the top of… Read Full Tip

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