moldable sandpaper blocks for precise woodworking finishing
moldable sandpaper blocks for precise woodworking finishing moldable sandpaper blocks for precise woodworking finishing
jan 23, 2013

moldable sandpaper blocks for precise woodworking finishing

moldable ‘sandables’ for woodworking



conceived as moldable sanding tools that can be reshaped on the go, the ‘sandables’ kit – a project by several collaborators currently being funded on quirky – provides gritty modeling clay blocks for maximum utility. ‘sandables’ are a polycaprolactone (PCL) material that becomes more pliable at higher temperatures – after three minutes in the microwave – the substance can be shaped like modeling clay into any form required. a stick for added reach, or sculpted to fit within a tight corner. with three distinct grits the blocks can be endlessly re-used. the product allows the user to reach awkward nooks and crannies for precise woodworking.



‘sandables’ kit



molded sandpaper blocks






molding process



microwaving molds



sandpaper kits


via core 77

  • when and where can I purchase this wonderful new set of tools.

    melissa says:
  • where can i buy this set-and when?

    christina read says:
  • Just one question?
    You need heat to do it moldable but you know that when you are using a sandpaper it, usually, goes hot? Could it make that the piece lost her shape?

    jabuajvi says:
  • where can i buy this set-and when?

    Silvana Sferza says:
  • good morning need to know where I can buy the molding sand?

    diego robles says:
  • ohhh.god… guys… and especially girls, get your grips on… if you ever worked with wood, there are 1000 ways of doing exactly the same…. use your fingers!

    gia says:

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