Okay, maybe most of the people here are pros/advanced hobbyists, and
maybe most of you already have a dedicated spindle sander. Or just
already knew about Lee Valley's product, so I'm not telling you
anything new here.
But for those of you, like me, who are just getting started and have
already blown the hell out of your budget on the woodshop
"neccessities," let me give you the following advice for the below
I never understood the wisdom of putting drum sanders onto drill
presses, figuring that they would eventually destroy the accuracy of
the drill press. This will take your fear away. I chucked-it-up last
night, and DAMN this thing is sweet. I now have the ability to
machine-sand curves, and it cost me a whopping $30 for the drum
sanders, bearing support, and replacement shafts you need to use the
bearing support. It works like a charm.
Standard disclaimer: No affiliation with LV, just a damn happy