Features:Independently adjustable rear drum for fine tuningHard durometer rubber coating on steel drums provides flat, smooth finishTwo-speed gearbox for wide range of sanding projectsFull size cast iron table for solid supportForward/reverse poly conveyor belt grips stock evenlyDual dust ports with directional baffles for more efficient dust removalStandard Equipment:Two speed gearboxDual 4" dust portsSandpaper installed on drumsTool kit
For most woodworkers, the best room in the house might not even technically be in the house: it is, of course, the workshop. And the Woodworker's Journal publication Workshop Projects and Techniques has some great resources for all the fun to be had in that special place.Make your machines more versatile or more accurate with jigs and fixtures like a benchtop fixture for the belt sander, a miter gauge clamping jig, and more. Upgrade your shop skills with techniques articles on topics like how to make doors with perfect miters, 10 ways to use featherboards, and 12 shop uses for magnets. And add to your workshop fun both now and later by building projects, like a downdraft sanding cart, an ultimate planer cart, or more, that you can actually use in the shop.Included Plans: A Jig for All Reasons Adjustable Tenoning Jig Cylindrical and Round Object Drilling Jig Benchtop Fixture for a Belt Sander Shop-Made Bandsaw Fence Miter Gauge Clamping Jig Downdraft Sanding Cart Mortising Machine Stand Turned Multi-bit Screwdriver Ultimate Planer Cart Swing-out Panel Storage Plus More Tips and Tricks
The Triton TGEOS is a powerful 500W dual-mode sander with a 6'' diameter backing pad. With variable speed and electronic speed maintenance under load, the motor won't bog down under pressure, and you can fine tune the speed to suit the task. In addition, two modes let you quickly select from free-run or fixed orbit mode, for easy control over material removal and surface finish. The pad braking system brings the spinning pad to a halt, preventing accidental swirls or nicks. The swivelling auxiliary handle and vibration-reducing rubber over-molded grips increase user comfort and safety. Vacuum dust extraction port for effective dust removal. Includes six sanding discs and two spare carbon brushes.Features:Powerful 500W motor provides ample power for the most demanding sanding and polishing tasksDual orbit sanding action with free-run mode for fine sanding, and geared fixed orbit mode for fast material removal and buffingVacuum dust extraction port for increased operator safety and clean work areasConstant speed under load ensures maximum control at all timesVariable speed control adapts to a variety of materials andSoft start motor and backing pad braking system prevent workpiece damageRubber over-molded grip offers increased support, safety and control of the toolAdjustable auxiliary handle adapts the tool to the job and matches operator preferenceIncludes 6 sanding discs with various grits and 2 spare carbon brushes for convenient storage, different sanding applications and extended service life
If finding a specific grit sandpaper in your sandpaper drawer is a frustrating chore, here's an easy way to bring some order to the chaos. A reader submitted this handy caddy design, which is basically an embellishment of a simple alignment block for installing orbital sanding disks on a sander. By making several of these alignment blocks for each of the grits you use, all you need is a case to store them in. Suddenly that drawer is much less cluttered!