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Forum topic by stefon posted 02-26-2015 12:50 PM 521 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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stefon

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02-26-2015 12:50 PM

What is the shortest piece you can can slide across the top? How big is the opening? I make small boxes and this type of sander would help.

Thanks


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#1 posted 02-26-2015 02:37 PM

I wonder what stops it from sanding differently when harder wood is on the same piece such as a knot or other harder area. The paper floats with an air pocket under it and I would think that it would not sand the same on such a piece. Have you used one or seen them at a show where you could ask questions?

I don’t know the answer to your question here however. larry

-- Just a barn cat, now gone to cat heaven.

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#2 posted 02-26-2015 03:39 PM

I have just posted review of this sander, I hope you find it useful.

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#3 posted 02-26-2015 03:47 PM

I have one and my rule is 3x width of the slot. Also be careful with the leading and trailing edges wanting to dip down into the sanding drum and causing snip.

I have found that the amount sanded off different species of wood varies, so I would assume that various hardnesses in the same piece would also vary in amount sanded off.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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