Double-Duty Sanding Drum

If you sand thin wood on your drum sander, you’ll wear out the bottom of the drums. Flipping them over allows you to use the top.

Sanding drum

If you sand a lot of thin wood on your drum sander, you’ll wear out only the bottom part of the drums. Flipping them over allows you to use the top, but the middle remains unused. Here’s a frugal solution, courtesy of reader Robert Allen: Cut the sanding drum in half and flip the parts end for end.

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