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The WoodRiver 12″ Disc Sander

I bought my WoodRiver 12 Inch Disc Sander from WoodCraft of Hurst, TX on a clearance sale.  I got it for just slightly more than the Harbor Freight 12 Inch Disc Sander and this thing is twice the unit.  With more horsepower and cast iron table its a sanding beast!

The sander uses adhesive backed pads which are a literal nightmare to change.  This has little to do with the WoodRiver model itself, but the nature of adhesive backed pads.  It has a cast iron table which is fantastic and works extremely well.  It has a dust collection port and I have it connected to my automated dust collection system.  It also has a brake at the top with I greatly appreciate and use a lot.  This makes sure the the disc isn’t left spinning when you turn it off and walk away.  A nice safety feature.

As to why the WoodRiver 12″ Disc Sander was discontinued by WoodCraft, I don’t know because the unit seems to be very high quality and built to last.

Woodriver 12 inch Disc Sander

WoodRiver 12″ Disc Sander

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