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Forum topic by Chris_T posted 02-13-2011 03:03 AM 1322 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-13-2011 03:03 AM

I was looking at this and just wondered if anyone else makes something similar. My walking stick business is really taking off and I think using one of these would be way faster than using a orbital sander. Are there any problems with these?

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#1 posted 02-13-2011 03:09 AM

I dont know anyone else that makes these, but I have a grizzly buffer and it is good quality

-- Dave..Pensacola Fl.........In GOD we trust

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#2 posted 02-13-2011 03:18 AM

Lee Valley has a flap that is used with a drill or drill press

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#3 posted 02-13-2011 03:18 AM

I think there was one that made himself a flapsander and posted here on L J
or it was about how to reload the sander easerlyer I´m not sure
but make a surch if you are interrested in it


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#4 posted 02-13-2011 03:25 AM

I would also look into Klingspor for there sanding mop which attaches to a free standing drill press.

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#5 posted 02-13-2011 03:32 AM

if you need a real flap sander get the Grizzly. Mine has been a real time saver.

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#6 posted 02-13-2011 03:32 AM

I don’t have a drill press and don’t have the need for one except for sanding so that’s out of the question.

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#7 posted 02-13-2011 03:33 AM

the sanding mop can be seen here but made Houtje :-)


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#8 posted 02-13-2011 04:01 PM

I’ve got one that fits on a drill- I use it a lot! I’ve often wished it was a stationary thing, it would make it far easier to use.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#9 posted 02-13-2011 04:30 PM

Take a look at this supplier’s sanding mops:

The videos are very nice.

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#10 posted 02-13-2011 06:56 PM

Woodworker supply has one too but it’s more expensive. I bought the grizzly a couple of months ago and don’t know what took me so long to buy it. It’s great! The only thing is that it will fill your shop up with dust like you wouldn’t believe. I need to make a dust catch or something behind the wheel.



-- Childress Woodworks

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#11 posted 02-13-2011 07:19 PM

Black and Decker made a portable style years ago. They worked great. I think the stationary would be just as good.

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