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The 2011 AWFS Fair is underway in Las Vegas (the big show ends Saturday, July 23) and I’ve picked through the aisles looking for innovative new products. I’ve found several, so here’s a look at what’s coming from various manufacturers.

Bosch Random-orbit Sander Kills Vibration

I’ve known more than one woodworker who’d wear gel-filled gloves when sanding a large project to reduce the numbing sensation caused by the machine’s vibrations. Bosch has come up with a very clever way to substantially reduce, if not eliminate, that annoyance. How? There’s basically two plastic cases for the machine, an outer like you’d find on any sander, and on this one, an inner case. Between the two, Bosch has built in a series of dense foam cushions that isolate the vibrating inner motor from the outer case and handle – and it works very well.

The new sander (model ROS65VC) also features easily interchangeable 5″ or 6″ sanding pads and what looks to be a significant improvement in dust collection.


 

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