Legible Sanding Discs

Hook-and-loop sanding discs work great on sanding jobs, and you can reuse them several times before theyre worn out. But its almost impossible to read the grit labels on the discs after youve used them once because the markings get scrubbed off by the loops. Do what Matthew Holmes does: Whenever you open a new pack of discs, write the grit label on the back with a permanent marker. Now youll switch from grit to grit without straining your eyes.

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How to Remember your Grits

Hook-and-loop sanding discs work great for sanding jobs, and you can reuse them several times before theyre worn out. But its almost impossible to read the grit labels on the discs after youve used them once because the markings get scrubbed off by the loops. Below is the incredibly simple way to remember sandpaper grits without needing to squint to see a faded number.

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The Best Way to Label Discs

Step 1: Immediately Write the Grit

Using a permanent marker, write the grits onto the back of the sandpaper discs as soon as you open a new pack.

Step 2: Organize the Discs Based on Grit

Replace the sanding discs into their packages or into your specific organizing containers to ensure nothing gets mixed up. Don’t leave the discs out after use, get in the habit of replacing them into their home immediately. Click here to see one of our favorite organization method.