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Makita 1/3 Corded Sheet Finishing Sander
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Makita

1/3 Corded Sheet Finishing Sander

  • Powerfully versatile sheet sander
  • Feature rich, ergonomic design for user comfort and convenience
  • Highly rated sheet sander for overall performance
$52.99 /each

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The Makita 1/3 Sheet Finishing Sander combines fast, smooth performance with ease-of-use features for exceptional results. Ideal for woodworkers, finish carpenters or for DIY projects, this sander has a 11,000 OPM for superior efficiency and smooth finishes. Comfortable to use with precision engineered all ball-bearing construction to reduce vibration and noise and an ergonomic grip, this sander also has a 2-finger trigger switch with a convenient lock-on button for continuous use. The through-the-pad dust collection system helps keep your work area cleaner, as does the high-capacity dust bag with its built-in vacuum adaptor.

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  • Ergonomic rubberized grip and handle designed for better fit and added comfort
  • 11,000 OPM for increased efficiency and smooth finishes
  • Efficient through-the-pad dust collection system for a cleaner work environment
  • Built-in counterbalance system is engineered to reduce vibration
  • Large 2-finger trigger switch with conveniently-located lock-on button allows continuous use and increased operator comfort
  • Large rubberized clamping lever for quick and easy paper installation
  • Aluminum cast shoe base for increased durability
  • High-capacity dust bag with built-in vacuum adaptor for improved dust collection
  • Double insulated
  • Includes: 1/3 sheet finishing sander, abrasive paper, 120-grit (794568-3), dust bag (140115-2) and punch plate (451271-6)
  • 1-year warranty
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Name 2 Amp Corded 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander 1/3 Corded Sheet Finishing Sander 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander with Tool Case 3 Amp 5 in. Random Orbital Sander with Variable Speed (Tool-Case)
Brand Makita Makita Makita Makita
Ratings (52) (55) (70) (21)
Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
Power Tool Features No Additional Features No Additional Features Case Included Case Included,Random Orbit,Variable Speed
Dust collection type Bag Bag Bag Bag
Reconditioned No No No No
Speed (rpm) 14000 11000 14000 12000
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Where to buy 1/3 in. sanding paper?

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Home Depot on line.
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Most home supply and building supply stores. Myself, I buy full 8.5 x 11 sheets and cut them down into 3 sheets. Much cheaper.
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You do not have to get 1/3 sheets of sand paper. You can get hole sheets and cut them into 1/3 sheets and punch the 1/3 sheets with the plate punch that you push against the bottom of the sandpaper when it is affixed to the bottom of the sander. This will punch holes in the sandpaper for dust collection. Plate punch comes with the sander .
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May 1, 2014
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The following abrasive paper will work with the Makita 1/3 in. Sheet Finishing Sander (BO3710): 742506-9-5 (60 grit, 5 pack), 794158-2 (150 grit, 10 pack), 794157-4 (100 grit, 10 pack).
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May 1, 2014
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. I believe the best advice would be to talk to one of our many specialty department professionals at your local Home Depot store. For any other questions, please visit your nearest local Home Depot store or call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376.
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Does this Makita sander go back and forth or is it only orbital?

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Orbital only
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Back and forth, it is not an orbital sander.
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June 20, 2013
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It's a back and forth only, not orbital. It's exactly what you want for sanding with the grain.
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The Makita BO3710 Finishing Sander has an ergonomic rubberized grip and handle designed for better fit and added comfort. The sander has a 1/16” eccentricity movement and 11,000 OPM for increased efficiency and smooth finish sanding.
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does this sander have warrenty

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if yes, How log
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Yes, One year.
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Makita offers a 1-year warranty on the 1/3 in. Sheet Finishing Sander (BO3710).
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. For information about this product's warranty, please see the warranty document under "Info and Guides" on the product information page. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376.
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Does this come with a plastic case if ordered online?

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None came with mine one month ago.
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It does not come with a case
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No, the Makita 1/3 Sheet Finishing Sander (BO3710) will not come with a plastic case if you order it online.
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1/3 Corded Sheet Finishing Sander is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 55.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Makita BO3710 1/3 SHEET FINISHING SANDER Made my old one seem like a jack hammer, it was in the dumpster at the end of the day. Wanted a orbital half sheet but this one works great so far. I can sand edges and corners that were almost never able to do with the old jack hammer, with out tearing the paper and not getting the finish you wanted. Much quieter than the old beast. Picks up some of the dust while sanding, witch is a plus, have not tried with a vac.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Just sanded a deck and benches prior t re-staining and it worked great. I was outside, so didn't use the dust catcher so can't comment on it. Unit has enough power to sand down small irregularities, but I wouldn't use it for any heavy shaping. Fairly quiet compared to others I've used - I was o,k, without ear covers. A quality product that I would purchase again.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Mikita Sander for the Price.. The first thing I noticed was how comfortable it was in my hand. This was important because sometimes I will sand for hours at a time. The next thing that I really liked was that the on and off switch was in the handle facing down which made it easy to turn off and on as well as control various speeds as I went along. Other sanders that I used made you push a button located in the front or side of the sander which wasn't so easy to do during certain tasks. Finally, the most impressive thing for me is how quiet it is when you are working and how much material it removes. In my opinion this is a fantastic sander well worth the price I paid for it..
Date published: 2016-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product I teach shop class, so I use all kinds of sanders, I have been most impressed with a Makita brand. This particular sander is easy to use and very effective. It is very easy to change the sandpaper as well. Overall a great tool at a great price.
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sander Ok I'm a weekend warrior. After using cheaper sanders and them going out, I got this baby. Great little sander. Putting paper in is little different but once you get hang of it you'll like it better. I do anyway!!
Date published: 2016-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just What The Doctor Ordered! Works very well, low vibration (sanders will always have vibration though - it's what they do), more quiet than my previous low-budget sander. Glad I purchased.
Date published: 2016-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and easy buy! Quick delivery. What i wanted. The only bad thing was that I could not find this model in the store so had to order online and wait for delivery :(
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good sander for general use Sander has much less vibration to my hands as compared to a very old sander. Sand paper is easy to attach. Sander seems to be well made.
Date published: 2016-08-16
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