How To Use A Belt Sander Like A Pro
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Many woodworkers are afraid of using a belt sander, and you can't blame them.Used incorrectly, a belt sander can ruin, in seconds, a project that you spent days building.I've succeeded in making some reasonably flat boards into moonscapes, thanks to improper use of a belt sander.
But I've learned from this, and want to pass some tips along to you on how to use a belt sander.With a little practice, you'll even be willing to use your belt sander on plywood! BELT SANDER BUYING ADVICE 4″ x 24″ Sander Vs.
3″ x 21″ Sander SIZE When you're sander shopping, bigger is better.My 4″ x 24″ sander has a platen that's nearly 35% bigger than a 3″ x 21″ sander.It's much easier to keep a large platen flat on your work than a small one.
Yes, a bigger sander is heavier, but if you're using it primarily on horizontal surfaces, that's not a big deal.If you need to hoist the sander to a vertical surface, a smaller machine will be easier to handle.
But if that's only a small part of your woodworking, buy the biggest machine you can handle horizontally.Belt Sander Sanding Frame SANDING FRAME Consider a sanding frame.A...