The key to any great paint job is starting with a smooth canvas.

Learn about how angle grinders, dual-action sanders, sanding blocks, and lots of sandpaper are the key to laying the foundation for the perfect automotive paint job.

In less than three minutes, this Summit Racing Quick Flicks video will give you a nice basic overview of what you will need to get started:

Author: Matt Griswold

After a 10-year newspaper journalism career, Matt Griswold spent another decade writing about the automotive aftermarket and motorsports. He was part of the original OnAllCylinders editorial team when it launched in 2012.