What size drum sander should I get?

What size drum sander should I get?

Open drum 16″ sander – JET 16-32 After my experiences building cabinets, for cabinets and furniture you’ll want a sander with at least a 32″ reversible capacity. At this size you’ll be able to: Sand all end panels and cabinet door. Tackle most base cabinet face frames (as most are 31-32″)

Who makes drum sanders?

SuperMax Tools has continued to manufacture select larger models of drum and brush sanders in the US. We have also developed innovative changes to smaller models of drum sanders, releasing the award-winning 19-38 Drum Sander in 2011, and have continued to expand our product line.

Do I need a planer or a drum sander?

The difference is that the purpose of the planer is to cut wood to size, and the purpose of the drum sander is to sand. If you’re looking to create a different depth for the wood, especially thick pieces, the planer would be the tool to use.

Do you need a planer if you have a drum sander?

Answer from Michael Dresdner: “It sounds like you need a planer. Drum sanders are great for fine surfacing or sanding wood, especially figured woods that tear out under planer blades, but it is not the best tool for removing large amounts of wood, such as you would do when leveling glued up boards or surfacing stock.”

How much is a drum sander?

Only recently have tool manufacturers begun to offer drum sanders on a scale and at a price that suits the needs and budget of the hobbyist. Rockler recently added a selection of Perfomax and Powermatic drum sanders that start out at around $700 to its list of power tools.

How big is an 18 ” drum sander?

The G0458Z 18″ 1-1/2 HP Variable-Speed Open-End Drum Sander offers a lot of versatility and a huge sanding capacity in a small amount of floor space. Sand stock up to 36″ wide and 4-1/2″ thick!

How much horsepower does an 18 inch Sander have?

The 1-1/2-horsepower induction motor features a six-groove belt design for maximum power transfer. The 18-inch, variable speed drum operates at 2,210 or 3,300 SFPM for fast or ultra-fast material removal.

Which is the best drum sander on the market?

Jet 628900 (115-Volt 1-Phase) Mini 10-Inch, 1-Horsepower Benchtop Drum Sander 3. Powermatic PM2244 1-3/4 hp Drum Sander 4. Jet 629004K 16-32 Plus (110-Volt 1 Phase) 16-Inch Open Stand Drum Sander 1-1/2-Horsepower 5. Jet 22-44ODS Oscillating Drum Sander (featuring closed stand)

What kind of motor does Delta drum sander have?

The DELTA 31-260X 18- by 36-inch drum sander features enough power to handle heavy material removal, but also has the ability to handle intricate finishing jobs with incredible precision. The 1-1/2-horsepower induction motor features a six-groove belt design for maximum power transfer.