Translation of sandpaper in Spanish:

sandpaper

papel de lija, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsæn(d)ˌpeɪpər//ˈsan(d)peɪpə/

noun

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    papel de lija masculine
    • If the surface is slick, such as ceramic tile, sand it with coarse sandpaper.
    • They are composed of either particles or physical abraders such as sandpaper, steel wool, scrubbing pads, etc.
    • When your patch is completely dry, sand with fine sandpaper and paint.
    • Use steel wool or a fine grade of sandpaper to smooth out the affected area and an inch or two of the surrounding floor.
    • You can use a chemical deglossing agent or lightly sand with steel wool or fine-grit sandpaper.
    • If any nails are sticking up, they can tear the sandpaper while sanding.
    • You would not expect a smooth surface from coarse grit sandpaper.
    • Remove all old glue from both parts to be re-glued with sandpaper or steel wool.
    • Sand the first coat smooth with an orbital sander or sanding block using 80 to 100 grit sandpaper before applying the next coat of mud.
    • Last step was sanding with 400 grit sandpaper to get a smooth but imperfect surface for the primer to bind to.
    • Sand all surfaces and edges with medium-and fine-grain sandpaper before staining and/or sealing the swing.
    • Use very fine sandpaper or steel wool to smooth any fuzzy, raised grain.
    • Wrap a padding material around a stick or dowel, then wrap sandpaper over it to use on inward curves.
    • Minor stains and scratches may be removed using 1200 grit wet sandpaper with a small sanding block followed by a good polish.
    • The bookcase and shelves were sealed with a primer, then sanded smooth with medium-grade sandpaper.
    • When the stone is dry, use a piece of 120-grit sandpaper to sand across the raided area of the stone.
    • Before applying the clear topcoat, buff the surface with a superfine abrasive pad or 20-grit sandpaper - do not use steel wool, which can leave behind fine particles that will rust.
    • Using 220-grit sandpaper, lightly sand all the surfaces of the door and frames.
    • Use 80-grit sandpaper on a rubber sanding block to remove wood from the bottom edge of the drawer sides.
    • Scrape off the blisters, smooth the edges with sandpaper and spot paint the area.

transitive verb

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    lijar
    • I knew I wasn't going to fix it up by sandpapering it or refining it anymore.
    • He will sandpaper the layers of paint, revealing the tree underneath.
    • The entire plane was sandpapered and waxed in an effort to get a maximum of speed.
    • File and sandpaper that gap smooth and square on both ends, paying particular care not to round off or taper the ends.
    • The pine is a tender wood able to be cut and sandpapered very easily.
    • Wiping up sawdust, on the shop workbench, from drilling or sandpapering is easy.