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Thickness Sander

01-06-2011 04:43 AM by Bob, Oregon | 18 comments »

There were a few questions about the sander so I thought I’d answer them here. Condor1 & Blake: Yes, I simply push the stock under the drum freehand on a sled. The sled is nothing more than a piece of plywood with a sacrificial little wedge-shaped fence that is tapped into a saw kerf at the operator end. That keeps the drum from trying to spit the wood back at you. (By the way, I have found that the same safety rule for table saws applies to this bugger…stay to one side – out of the line of fire – in case of kickback.) The drum turns so that it is working against you as you push. Since you won’t take very much off on a pass, this proves to be v...

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