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#1 posted 10-14-2019 09:36 PM

When I get lazy and/or decide a big sander is easiest/cheapest way to refine panels larger than my planer can handle; I visit one of my local wood suppliers?

Here in Phoenix, we have several places that offer shop services by hour. Here is one example:
Most times, I barely need minimum time and it costs me $15-$20 to use the wide belt sander on a large panel.

Another hidden source is local urban sawyers. While they prefer to sell you wood, and then mill/sand; some will sell time on large planer/sanders?

FWIW – I’ve used Bohnoff Lumber down in LA for some milling work when I worked a couple projects in area many years ago. Have no idea if still available.

Best Luck.

-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967

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