Drum sander

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Blog entry by AJswoodshop posted 824 days ago 3328 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Im working on some cabients for my mom and I need a drum sander badly. If you have a drum sander send me a comment so I can hear what you think of it.


-- If I can do can you! -AJswoodshop

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#1 posted 824 days ago

In a manner of speaking, I have a pile of wood, PVC, and metal along with various other constituents that is waiting to become a drum sander…

Seriously though, search for drum sander here, you will be amazed how many folks here simply build their own… I am in progress however my progress got halted by marital priorities. (My wife had other ideas for priority projects…)

If I had the bucks to buy one, I would wait for one of the discount coupons from Woodcraft and pick up a Jet 16/32…

-- My workshop blog can be found at

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#2 posted 824 days ago

found one on craigslist. delta 18 inch. love it

-- Joe, Ga

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#3 posted 823 days ago

AJ- I have a 10-20 Jet that I bought new and am not very proud of (feed belt won’t stay tracked and is REALLY annoying). My other one is an older 18-36 Craftsman that is a great, troublefree workhorse that cost half what the Jet did. I don’t know how I ever got along without my drum sanders.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 823 days ago

AJ, I have a Performax (now Jet) 1632 and I love it. The feed belt tracks nicely. I found mine used on Craig’s list.

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at

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#5 posted 823 days ago

I bought a Performax 16-32 new and love it.

-- Tom D

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#6 posted 823 days ago

Just picked up a delta 18-36 and don’t know how I got by without it.

Keep your eye out on classfieds and you may be able to pick up a sweet deal.

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#7 posted 823 days ago

Following on from dbhost’s suggestion, here's what I did...

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-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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