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A sander in which the sanding surface has a minute circular motion without rotating relative to the workpiece.
- ‘Sand the first coat smooth with an orbital sander or sanding block using 80 to 100 grit sandpaper before applying the next coat of mud.’
- ‘When that is dry, sand lightly with a sanding block or an orbital sander using 80-100 grit sandpaper.’
- ‘Flat surfaces may be sanded with an orbital sander.’
- ‘I've burned out ‘name brand’ orbital sanders in the past doing just this.’
- ‘If you are using wood boards for your shelving, you will achieve a much finer finish with an orbital sander.’
- ‘Use a hand sanding block or an orbital sander fitted with 120-grit sandpaper for a finish that is smooth, flat, and flush again.’
- ‘For all-purpose refinishing, the ideal tool is an orbital sander that oscillates at around 8,400 orbits per minute.’
- ‘Use an orbital sander and the various sanding shapes with a 220-grit sandpaper.’
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