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belt sander

[′belt ‚san·dər]
(mechanical engineering)
A portable sanding tool having a power-driven abrasive-coated continuous belt.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

belt sander

A portable tool having a power-driven abrasive-coated continuous belt; used to smooth surfaces.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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* Highlights Belt Sander Races & Demolition Derby, July 25 at 4:00, Booth f19746.
From a ranking of the top five machines by usage for each product group, the most commonly used machines across categories are table saw, bandsaw, planer, kiln, trimmer, router, drill press and belt sander. These eight machines were repeatedly listed in the top five ranking (e.g., planers were listed once in the first position, and once in the second, third, fourth and fifth positions).
To build the base, you need a table saw with dado blades, an electric drill, a 3/8-inch countersink bit, a 3/8-inch plug cutter, about 24 2-inch wood-screws, wood glue, a square, a chisel, and a belt sander. For the indoor table, you'll also need four bar clamps.
While heaping praise on his good old Sears, Roebuck belt sander (with advice not to put the belt in backward or use it on real antique tables of pre-Victorian vintage), he has nothing but contempt for orbital sanders.
I then used a belt sander to true up the top surfaces of the new copper jaws and checked them with a steel square.
A belt sander is a great tool for sending boards flying across your shop.
"I used a large belt sander to remove the remaining pieces of the sycamore slab and smooth the sides a bit."
A fan favorite, the National Championship Belt Sander races will be held July 21 at 4:30, in Central Hall Booth #10300.
Hughes took note from Tim "The Toolman" Taylor from the popular TV show "Home Improvement" two years ago when he gathered a few of his loyal customers together to build what has become celebrated in the small Indiana town: the belt sander drag strip.
For instance, in Harkawik's installation Flesh & Flash (retrofitted) (all works 2010)--a single photograph of the artist's hand gripping a bulbous daikon, the index finger mangled (having once been injured by a belt sander), appeared for weeks to be the work's only component.