Simple Lathe Drum Sander

The drawer fronts in the Triptych Mirror build feature a reverse curve that requires shaping and sanding. The Woodcademy shop does not feature a drum sander large enough to work a 4” wide part.

So in this video, Ralph shows how to quickly adapt your lathe to the task using 1” cloth backs sanding roll from our sponsor at

Between the grit selection and lathe speed control, this trick gives you complete control over the sanding process.