Than what? Than a lot of stuff, including pinkie fingers. Sanding pens are made to reach into tight spots and smooth otherwise unreachable places. This one is 5" long with a 3/16” dia pack of retractable 3/4” long fiberglass bristles. Keep them short, just out of the nozzle, and they work best.
Life too dull? You need a whetstone, and this one, while it's not a stone at all, is a big improvement. It's a 4-sided diamond sharpening block, 6" long x 2-1/2" on a side, sitting snugly in a wooden holder with slip-resistant rubber feet. The sides are 200, 300, 400 and 600 grit, so you can work your way up to a razor's edge on knives, chisels, or anything that needs a little edge.
Here's a set of (5) tiny embedded-diamond files, just in case you have some tiny embedded diamonds that need filing. They are 3-1/8" long OA, with rubber handles. The file portions are 1 mm to 2 mm wide, with assorted pointed-round, pointed-flat, and blunt-flat tips at 150 grit.
Okay, the seven blocks of granite were the Fordham offensive line in the 1930s, but these seven sharpening stones are the next best thing if you want to keep things on the cutting edge. All the stones are 6" long in various profiles of silicon carbide (180 grit), iron oxide and aluminum oxide (both 150 grit). Shapes include round, half-round, square, triangular, rectangular and wedges. Note the give-away price.
Who doesn’t like a polished look? Your better metalworkers and welders use these flap discs for a shiny finished look after the grinding wheels are done. Our each is a trio of 3” zirconium oxide-coated discs, (1) each at 40-, 60- and 80-grit, and they come with an “R” type holder and a 1/4” shank. Billy, our zirconium oxide polishing buff (yes, of course that pun is intentional) says they do their best work at approx 13K rpm.
So you won't want to lose this 6-piece set of diamond burrs. They're on 1/4" shanks, and are 2-1/4" to 2-3/8" long OA, with approx 1/2" dia heads. The set includes one of each shape: cylinder, round-end cylinder, round, egg, inverse cone and pointed cone. All are #40 grit. Incredibly handy for those tough jobs!
Nothing smooths irregular surfaces like these sanding sponges. Measure 4" x 3" x 1/2" thick and available in approx 50-grit and a finish version at 220-grit. Soft and pliable with grit on one surface only.
This plastic scraper that removes paint and stickers from glass and wallpaper from walls comes from Red Devil®. It's 12" long with 4" wide steel blades in a locking head. Comes with (2) replaceable blades. (Red Devil® #3248 at your local hardware monger.) Made in Israel for a change.
A must-have for anyone with kids, pets or the clumsies, this 5-pack of wood-filler sticks includes white, butterscotchy light brown, milk chocolatey medium brown, dark chocolate brown and black walnutish. Mfr says it won't shrink, discolor, dry out or rub off.
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