Tuning-Up Your Shopsmith Strip Sander
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your Shopsmith Strip Sander for optimal performance:
Shopsmith Strip Sander is a very simple machine with just
a few key components. As a result, it requires very little
maintenance beyond an occasional cleaning. Here's what we
of the bearings and bushings in your Shopsmith Strip Sander
are of the self-lubricating variety and require no oil,
graphite or other form of lubrication.
As with all stationery power tools, an occasional vacuuming,
brushing or blowing-out with an air hose is always a good
idea. Accumulated sawdust and chips are a magnet for moisture
that should be eliminated at every opportunity.
the Drive and Idler Wheels closely for pitch build-up and
clean occasionally with a toothbrush and mineral spirits.
coat the Work Table surface with a high quality furniture
PASTE wax and buff. This will help your workpieces
glide more easily and smoothly across the surface during
If you're having problems with your Shopsmith Strip Sander,
start by referring to the Troubleshooting Chart in your Owner's
Manual. If you are unable to find the solution to your problem
there...or of you don't have an Owner's Manual, please feel
free to call our TOLL-FREE Technical Services Hotline
at 1-800-762-7555 for assistance.