Has anyone used the sanding frame for the Bosch 3 inch belt sander? If so, how did it go? If you have used the Festool 3 inch belt sander with sanding frame also, how does it compare with the bosch sanding frame?
Sadly I have used neither. 3in belt sanders I find a bit slow..... But I have a Makita 9404 4in belt sander and I used to have an Elu MHB157 3in belt sander inthe past, so I at least know what you are referring to. It's something like this
. The Makita one is really basic compared to the old Elu one, but it does the job. I have to say that most of the time I use a belt sander flat out without the sanding frame/shoe in place, but I have to admit that you have to be very careful not to sand through on thin veneers - the sander has to be kept moving from side to side all the time and never allowed to dwell. The one time I'll use the frame, though, is when I'm sanding out a veneered door or panel,. Sort of insurance, I suppose
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