Jet 10-20 Plus Drum Sander

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Jet Tools
Model:
628900
Price:
$700

Description

This compact benchtop sander from JET may be small on size, but it's big on performance. The powerful 1-hp motor will sand boards up to 3" thick and 20" wide, while the aluminum sanding drum is self-cooling to protect the sanding surface from heat damage. Whether you are a hobbyist or a craftsman who is just tight on shop space, this workhorse is sure to solve your sanding needs.

WOOD magazine review

Jet 10-20 Plus Drum Sander

Review Summary

The lightest unit in the test of five benchtop drum sanders, the 10-20 Plus works well on a benchtop and stores easily when not in use. Its 10" drum sands panels nearly 20" wide and also sands the shortest and thinnest stock with accuracy and fine finish. The height-adjustment wheel showed almost no backlash, and the scale was among the easiest to read. Still, replacement sanding belts cost about $8 apiece, and they’re clumsy to install with the provided tool.
When sanding at 2 fpm or slower, the feed-belt motor pulsed erratically, leaving scalloped marks on the workpiece.

Detailed Ratings

4.0
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

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