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I need to sand the exterior of my log home and was wondering what kind of sander to use?  I have 9" round mill logs and I am a bit perplexed about the corner where a round sander will not go and what would be best to approach this task.  Can you make few suggestions? Thank You.

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Those corners can be tricky! For the large portion, we actually recommend Osborn Brushes. They're silica carbide brushes, 80 grit, that fit on the end of a variable speed grinder. You'd need the 6" brush. Depending on what you have to remove, a couple of them will be enough for the average size home. You won't have to deal with switching out sandpaper or sanding disks as much. There's a good video here:

Hope this helps for now! If you have more questions about your project, feel free to respond here or reach out via email. I'm happy to be a resource.

Have a great weekend!

--- Charis w/ Sashco - -

I agree. Osborn brushes should do a great job at sanding your home. 

I am in the process of refinishing my logs right  now. I actually just finished the sanding process last week. I used an orbital sander with 80 grit disks on areas that still had a lot of finish left. Then went over entire cabin with the Osborn brush. The brush worked great if there was little finish left to take off. You can get to a lot of tight areas with it also. I did end up using a Dremel oscillating tool with sanding pad and 80 grit paper in tight areas and corners around windows where brush just couldn't get. Be prepared to spend a lot of time on it! Good luck


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