Belt Sander (ETL2208) Check Availability

WHAT IT DOES

This is for sanding large flat timber surfaces, particularly a first pass. Ideal for quickly getting a finish on new rough wood or for refinishing by removal of paint, varnish etc. before changing to a finishing sander. Look at an orbital sander if you want more control or a finer finish.


ABOUT THIS TOOL
- Takes 100 x 610mm belts

HOW TO USE IT

The sander can remove a lot of material quickly. Keep the motion even and take care.  Always sand in the direction of the grain.

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO

Please note: this is a general introduction to this type of tool and is not specific to this exact tool. We always advise reading the manual (which you can find linked under the tool image on the left), especially the safety advisories, before using any tool.

How To Use a Belt Sander - Ace Hardware

SAFETY INFORMATION AND PPE

Safety glasses – Essential

Dust mask – Essential
Ear protection – Recommended

Safety glasses, ear protection, and other PPE are available for a suggestion donation in both of our depots.

YOU MAY ALSO NEED

Consumables – Sanding belts – Essential We can’t guarantee availability, but normally have a small selection that you can purchase. You may need to buy your own from B+Q, Screwfix etc. See our Guide to buying and using sandpapers

Work bench, clamps - Useful to hold your work securely in place.

You may need other types of sander for places the belt sander cannot reach, e.g. the edges of a floor. A detail sander or even a scraper or hand sanding block and paper may come in handy.
A finishing sander might also be needed to get a great finish.