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My daughter requested me to make a cartoon like owl for a very close friend who loves owls so much she even has an owl tattoo. I can't carve due to a condition in my hands, so I had to use my woodworking machines. I started with a pine block, cut the basic shape on the band saw and turned it down on the lathe. Then shaped with my spindle sander. I used a picture of a real owl for inspiration. She wanted it cartoon like, so I put spectacles and a hat on him. Hope she likes it.
Have had this sander for 15 years. Great sander, works well, never an issue. I like the larger rectangular top verses the other rounder or oval. Only issue I can say I have would be typical of all models I have seen. To consolidate space they put the tools and extra sanding rods around the perimeter of the sander. great idea, BUT I have rarely seen anyone's picture of one where the entire sander can be accessed on all sides. Mine has been against a window for years. Moved it this week and still has same problem. The tools are on the back. So you have to reach blind over the top to get
I'm headed to an auction Saturday and there is a Powermatic 14 spindle sander up for auction. I read that there is an issue with the oscillation gearing. Anyone have one? If so, what's your take. What's it worth?