How do i use a random orbital sander?

Answer Attach a 100-grit hook and loop sanding disc to the pad on the orbital sander to sand a first time on new rough wood. Hook and loop sanding discs have holes around the perimeter that must line up w... Read More »

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Orbital Sander Vs. Palm Sander?

Electric sanders are used in a wide variety of woodworking applications. Most sanders consist of a replaceable piece of sandpaper attached to a motorized pad that either rotates in an orbital patt... Read More »

What is an orbital sander?

Also known as a random orbital or random-orbit sander, orbital sanders are an essential tool for many woodworkers. These sanders are used to smooth surfaces, eliminate wood flaws and create a level... Read More »

Who invented the orbital hand sander?

The orbital hand sander first appeared on the market in 1951, coming from a German tool company known as Festo. The company founders, Albert Fezer and Gottlieb Stoll, started the company in 1925. N... Read More »