How to Sand a Piece of Metal

by Matthew Landrum

This is a guide on How-to sand a piece of metal with a normal sander. This guide is targeted at young adults.


  • Gloves
  • Safety Goggles
  • Metal
  • Sander
  • Metal File
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Gather Supplies

    Step 2

    Put on gloves and safety goggles

    Step 3

    Turn on sander

    Step 4

    Put the metal on the metal plate of the sander

    Step 5

    Slowly slide metal forward into the sander making sure to apply pressure downwards onto the metal plate of the sander. Rotate the metal until you have sanded it to your liking.

    Step 6

    Once you have sanded your piece, remove from sander and turn sander off

    Step 7

    File down sharp edges remaining on the metal

    Step 8

    Replace all tools in their proper place