Marc Spagnuolo: Sanding Efficiency Video

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 | Reader Comments | Sanders | Paint

The Wood Whisperer: Sanding Efficiency

Marc discusses the terminology, tools and techniques of sanding.

Marc Spagnuolo, the Wood Whisperer, has covered the topic of sanding in many of his videos, touting the advantages of Festool sanders and dust extractors in producing a remarkable surface quickly and easily. In this video, Marc covers some important topics about sanding, particularly as it relates to the selection of the correct abrasive.

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As If You Needed Another Reason...

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 | Reader Comments | Promotions | Sanders

Save 10% Instantly on Select Sanders

Festool sanders offer so many great benefits, that 10% off instantly on select sanders during our Fall Sander Promotion is just the icing on the cake.

  • Brilliant surface preparation
  • Vibration-free operation
  • Exceptional dust extraction
  • Durability backed by a 3-year warranty
  • Soft-start, variable speed control, thermal and overload protection
  • Great ergonomics
  • Sanders that are purpose build for your task
  • And now, 10% off instantly on select sander models

For complete promotion details, visit our Fall 2011 Promotion website. Plus, check out exclusive video content on these phenomenal sanders and polishers to get a better idea of which will best suit your application needs!

Time is running out to SAVE 10% instantly when you purchase select Festool sanders, abrasives and related accessories!

Take advantage of this limited time offer and receive 10% OFF select Festool sanders, abrasives and related accessories. Promotion includes Rotex 150, Rotex 125, Rotex 90 DX, ETS 125, ETS 150/3, ETS 150/5, RAS 115, and Shinex Polisher, abrasives and related accessories. Maximize your savings by purchasing a sander package that includes one of our Festool CT HEPA Dust Extractors. See your preferred Festool dealer for complete promotion details and information about additional package savings. Offer valid from 10/1/2011 - 11/30/2011 at participating Festool dealers.

Festool strongly promotes the importance of dust extraction when working with power tools. For this reason, you can save even more when you purchase one of these sanders with a Festool Dust Extractor. Please see your preferred Festool dealer for complete details.

Experience Sanding Euphoria, Save 10%!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | Reader Comments | Promotions | Sanders

Fall Sander Promotion - Save 10% Instantly!

 

SAVE 10% instantly, up to more than $50, on select Festool sanders, accessories and abrasives during October and November 2011!

Take advantage of this limited time offer and receive 10% OFF of select Festool sanders, abrasives and related accessories. Promotion includes Shinex Polisher, ETS 125, ETS 150/3, ETS 150/5, RAS 115, Rotex 90 DX, Rotex 125, and Rotex 150 sanders, abrasives and related accessories. Maximize your savings by purchasing a sander package that includes one of our CT HEPA dust extractors. See your preferred Festool dealer for complete promotion details and information about additional package savings. Some restrictions apply. Offer valid from 10/1/2011 - 11/30/2011 at participating Festool dealers.

Get all of the details and see what else is new with Festool in our Fall 2011 mini-catalog.

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Greg Paolini: Curing Sander Swirl Marks

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | Reader Comments | Dust Extractors | Sanders

Greg Paolini

 

In this article, Gregory Paolini shares a story about one of his students and why they were getting swirl marks while sanding. Gregory Paolini is a nationally recognized woodworker, author, and woodworking instructor.  You can learn more about him by visiting his website at www.GregoryPaolini.com.

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Why Technique Matters

Friday, February 18, 2011 | Reader Comments | How-To | Sanders | Paint

Sanding Technique

In the review of the RO 90 DX multi-mode sander written by Cliff the "Wood Nerd", he mentions that initially he struggled with the balance of the machine. The weight of the motor in the rear of the sander combined with the weight of the dust extraction hose were making it challenging to keep the pad flat. This brings up a very important point about how proper technique can make a noticeable difference in the performance of a tool.

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Choosing the Right Abrasive Type

Monday, December 13, 2010 | Reader Comments | How-To | Sanders

Festool Abrasives

Choices, choices, choices...

Well, there's no doubt that all the different types of abrasive offered by Festool can be intimidating, if not confusing. But, each one is developed and engineered to solve a specific problem. You may have tried one type of abrasive, like Brilliant, and decided it does the job and you can just use it for every purpose. Well, that may or may not be the best choice. In this article, we're going to sort through the different types of abrasives and touch on the ideal application for each. Hopefully, once you're done reading this you'll have a better understanding of what you should be using to get the best results.

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Introducing the revolutionary new RO 90 DX multi-mode sander!

Sunday, December 12, 2010 | Reader Comments | New Products | Sanders

RO 90 DX Multi-Mode Sander

Multi-mode functionality at your fingertips.

Visit our new Rotex RO 90 DX website to get all of the details on this phenomenal new multi-mode sander. Enjoy all of the features you've come to expect from other Rotex sander models: an aggressive gear-driven mode, a random orbital finish sanding mode, and polishing capabilities. Plus the RO 90 DX can be converted into a delta-shaped detail sander in seconds without the need for tools. Check out a quick video that shows the amazing capabilities of the world's most versatile sander: Festool's Rotex RO 90 DX.

Expect to see the new RO 90 DX sander available for purchase starting on March 1st, 2011!

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Sneak preview Festool's newest innovation: Rotex RO 90 DX.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 | Reader Comments | New Products | Sanders

The soon-to-be-released Rotex RO 90 DX promises to be the one sander that you can't live without. All of the great features of the RO 125 FEQ and RO 150 FEQ sanders, plus the ability to convert into a delta sander capable of reaching deep into corners.

Check out this quick sneak peek of the RO 90 and be sure to sign up to receive additional information as it becomes available. We will soon be adding video, a complete list of features, specifications, pricing and availability. Don't worry, we make it easy to unsubscribe if you change your mind later.