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Mechanic's Tools to Have in the Workshop

David Thiel and Aime Fraser, author of Your First Workshop, explain how some automotive tools can be handy to have around the workshop.

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line sander pushes sandpaper back and forth
Photo 6 of 6An in-line sander is the only sander that lets you get the project extremely flat.

Inline Sander(6 of 6)

Another way to achieve an automotive-quality finish is by using an inline sander. The tool pushes the sandpaper in a back and forth motion. The inline sander is commonly used with very coarse sandpaper.