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Bosch Cordless Sanders

Bosch Cordless Random Orbit Sanders

Bosch Ergonomic Random Orbit Sanders Cut the Cord Bosch Power Tools has announced the release of two 5-inch random orbit sanders. The GEX12V-5 12V and GEX18V-5 18V sanders join the Bosch cordless lineup, bringing balance, comfort, and convenience when working on either indoor or outdoor projects. What is Bosch Saying About the Cordless Sanders? On […]

DeWalt 5-inch random orbit sander

DeWalt DCW210 5-inch Random Orbit Sander Review

The DeWalt 5-inch Random Orbit Sander smooths with such efficiency and finesse that you may find yourself looking for new projects. It helped me bring a remarkable softness (and safety) to a pine box I made for my infant son, finish a laundry room shelf so it didn’t look so utilitarian, and salvage some stained […]

Bosch Dual-Mode Random Orbit Sanders

Bosch Dual-Mode Random Orbit Sanders

Bosch Dual-Mode Random Orbit Sanders Offer Fine Finish and Might Replace Your Belt Sander Bosch has some serious sanders available for the woodworker who’s not content to sacrifice speed for quality. Two of the latest Bosch dual-mode random orbit sanders can buzz through a job without the finished product looking like you buzzed through the […]

Porter-Cable 20V Max Random Orbit Sander PCCW205B

Porter-Cable 20V Max Random Orbit Sander

Porter-Cable has recently announced the launch of a new addition to their line of 20V Max cordless solutions: the Porter-Cable 20V Max Random Orbit Sander.  The 20V Max system offers a range of affordably priced cordless tools, which Porter-Cable aims toward the Prosumer/Entry-Level Pro demographic. This new 5″ cordless random orbital sander will retail for […]

Makita XOB01 18V Cordless Random Orbit Sander Review

I’ve got two corded orbital sanders, which is in itself a story. My Porter-Cable is about 10-12 years old. I’ve repaired and rebuilt that thing over and over again throughout the years. About 8-9 years ago I somehow misplaced it in the Jeep I drove doing trim carpentry work. In my defense, the back of […]

Makita 6-Inch Random Orbit Sander (BO6050J) application

Makita BO6050J 6-Inch Random Orbit Sander

Random orbit sanders take many forms and power sources from a palm grip to full size two-handed and corded to cordless and pneumatic. The new Makita BO6050J 6-Inch Random Orbit Sander falls into the category of two-handed corded models appropriate for both wood sanding and auto detailing. The sander features two modes to switch between sanding […]

Free Ridgid Tools

Free Ridgid Tools with Purchase – Early 2016

Free Ridgid Tools… If that doesn’t get your attention, I’m not sure what else will. So you’ve read our reviews of the Ridgid Gen5X 5-Piece Kit, the Ridgid Gen5X Brushless Kit, and the Ridgid Gen5X Sander. Now what? Since I know you’re already tempted to pick some of these up, Ridgid has just sweetened the […]

Review9.8(out of 10)
Multi-Jetstream

Festool ETS EC Brushless Sanders Review

Sanding was one of those woodworking steps that always seemed an easy part of the finishing process… that is, until I started selling my pieces professionally and looking more closely at the detail in my finished product. I had no idea how difficult it was to achieve a smooth, flat, consistent, swirl-free finish on a […]

Ryobi P411 application

New Ryobi Tools – Fall 2015

Ryobi has announced several new tools that should all be in Home Depot stores in time for Christmas. A new bit set with DOCKit Storage System makes its debut along with a 5″ random orbit sander for the DIYer in your home. A rechargeable vacuum can be used by almost everyone. A new stereo boasts […]

DeWalt 5-in. Single Speed Random Orbit Sander (DW6421) - DeWalt Random Orbit Sander

DeWalt 5-inch Random Orbit Sanders

Recently, DeWalt announced a new addition to their woodworking products line. The latest DeWalt Random Orbit Sander features two variations. The DWE6421 is a single speed while the DeWalt DWE6423K has a variable speed motor. The single-speed is the new kid on the block while the variable speed model came out earlier this year. Aside from that difference, […]