March 27, 2017
Use a bungie cord to keep the sander cord out of the way of the belt.
July 11, 2015
Uncover the beauty in old hardwood flooring with a little patience and some great professional advice
May 16, 2013
When you’re using a power tool such as a belt sander or a planer, the power cord and the vacuum hose often tangle or catch on the edge of the…
July 1, 2008
Finish sanding is one thing, but if you're looking to remove lots of stock in a short amount of time, you'll need a belt sander
November 7, 2007
This small belt sander is quiet, but its 5-amp motor provides plenty of power
November 6, 2007
Ryobi's 3-in. by 21-in. belt sander is lightweight, easy to control, and features excellent belt tracking and very good sanding capability
Ridgid's 3-in. by 21-in. belt sander includes a Velcro cord wrap, soft-start function, and an adjustable three-position front handle
Porter-Cable's 3-in. by 21-in. belt sander features very good belt tracking and good sanding capability
Makita's 3-in. by 21-in. belt sander features automatic belt tracking and very good sanding capability
Hitachi's 3-in. by 21-in. belt sander features excellent belt tracking and very good sanding capability
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