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Sanding down uneven ply strips

I agree with other answers about coarser grades, but remember that the plywood layers are quite thin, so depending how uneven the new piece is, you may risk going through some. It also sounds like you’...
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Sanding down uneven ply strips

Basic rule Always grind in the direction of wood grain, not across. You might want to try 80 grit, and go up or down in grit depending how much it removes.
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Sanding down uneven ply strips

If it's taking too long with a belt sander, you need a coarser grit. Since you self-identify as a bad DIY-er, beware that you can do a lot of damage in a hurry with coarse grit in a belt sander. Get ...
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