Harbor Freight Oscillating Spindle Sander Product Tour (CMRW#33)

SPECIAL NOTICE: The washer goes on top of the sanding drum according to the directions. I had not had any issues putting the washer on the bottom before learning this.

I decided to buy a tool from Harbor Freight. There are many opinions about whether this is a good idea or not. In this video I give a tour of what comes in the box and show how it works.

I hope that this video will help someone else who may be struggling whether or not to get this tool from Harbor Freight amidst all of the nasty things people have to say about the store.

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Spindle sanders, also called oscillating spindle sanders, are excellent pieces of equipment for woodworking projects like furniture structure and more. Sanding curves and straightening edges are all the perfect job for spindle sanders. And much like the random orbit sander, oscillating spindle sanders are ideal for smoothing out flat surface areas too.

Spindle sanders are one of the most widespread and beneficial sanding tools in the woodworking industry, they can be really unsafe. Continue reading to find out some essential safety rules for utilizing an oscillated spindle sander, and much better safeguard yourself from injury.

Safety Tips for Oscillating Spindle Sanders:

PRIOR TO YOU SWITCH ON THE SANDER

Use safety equipment, consisting of gloves and safety glasses.
Do not wear hanging garments like lockets and neckties. Tie back long hair. Roll up sleeves past the elbow. Embed t-shirt.
Switch on the duct collector.
Check the table and make necessary adjustments.
Inspect that there is no residual particles between the spindle and the table, as well as, in between the spindle and the dust collection chute.
Make certain the dust collection chute and stock are NOT touching the spindle.
AFTER YOU SWITCH ON THE SANDER

Wait on the sander to reach full-speed before sanding your stock.
Constantly keep fingers one inch from spindle at all times.
Sand with light pressure, from right to left, or counterclockwise. Do not require the stock into the spindle-gently help it there.
Do not let your stock get caught in between the table and the spindle opening.
Constantly keep your stock on the table when sanding.
Do not sand little pieces with a spindle sander. (Utilize a drill press sleeve rather).
If something gets captured in the spindle: ALWAYS TURN THE SANDER OFF FIRST and WAIT FOR IT TO STOP TOTALLY-- then fix the jam.
Constantly keep your stock when sanding. If you do not hold onto it at all times, you can lose control of your stock.
Never leave the work area till the sander is turned off and has actually come to a total stop.
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Spindle sanders, also called oscillating spindle sanders, are fantastic pieces of equipment for woodworking tasks like furniture building and more. Sanding curves and correcting the alignment of edges are all the best task for spindle sanders. And much like the random orbit sander, oscillating spindle sanders are best for smoothing out flat surfaces too. Spindle sanders are one of the most helpful and prevalent sanding tools in the woodworking market, they can be really unsafe. Continue reading to learn some important safety rules for using an oscillated spindle sander, and better secure yourself from injury.
SPECIAL NOTICE: The washer goes on top of the sanding drum according to the directions. I had not had any issues putting the washer on the bottom before learning this. I decided to buy a tool from Harbor Freight. There are many opinions about whether this is a good idea or not. In this video I give a tour of what comes in the box and...