Belt Sander Seam Rubber

A Seam Rubber is used for smoothing Stitches and folding Creases into Canvas, it's like a Sailmakers Iron.

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Step 1: Get Some Wood

Find a piece of Hardwood long enough for your Seam Rubber and let it dry.

Step 2: Split Into Quarters

Split the Wood into Quarters.

Use if possible an Axe with an wide Head like a Splitting Maul.

Step 3: Rough Shaping

You could use a Hatchet to roughly shape the Wood, that way you won't need as much sanding.

Step 4: Sand Rectangular

Sand the Sides flat into a rectangular Profile.

Step 5: Sand a Wedge

Taper one End into a short Wedge.

Step 6: Slim Down the Handle

Slim down the Handle to a comfortable Thickness.

Use a Roll of the Sander to create the Bevels.

Rotate the Handle holding at the Wedge to sand the Handle round.

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