Milwaukee 150mm 2 Mode Random Orbital Sander 440w ROS150E-2 This is Milwaukee's Latest 150mm Random Orbital Sander that as well as having a dust bag also has a dust port so it can be connected to a vacuum cleaner / dust extractor hose for the ultimate in dust extraction. Having 2 modes is a huge advantage for the ultimate finish.
- 6 in. Variable-Speed Random Orbital Sander - Electronic variable speed control of 4000-10,000 RPM - Soft-start motor gradually increases the speed of the sander to provide an even finish. - Vacuum adapter fits standard 1-1/4 or 2-1/2 in. hoses for dust-free work environment. do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers
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I want to carve an archtop but I don't own a gouge, a mini plane, or a belt sander and that's what I see most people using. I do however have a rasp, a router, chisels, and an orbital sander. Anyone have any experience carving the top with a rasp (maybe routing sections off beforehand)?
For large, relatively flat surfaces, an orbital or dual action (DA) tool will work well for grits below 400. Above a 400 grit, plan on using a DA. For surfaces with compound curves, often the orbital won't cut it, as it only works on part of the surface. A DA fitted with a high-relief foam pad can do pretty well in these situations.
If you're looking for a great choice at a slightly lower price than the Bosch Palm Sander, you'll love the SKIL SR211601 Random Orbital Sander. At 2.8 amps, its motor is slightly more powerful than the Bosch sander, and at a maximum of 13,000 orbits per minute, it's a little faster, as well.
They Don't Flatten or Gouge the Edge of Your Wood, as Rigid-Backed Abrasives Do. A belt sander is a machine used to sand down wood and other materials for finishing purposes. It consists of an electrical motor that turns a pair of drums on which a seamless loop of sandpaper is mounted.