80A Portable Edgebanding Machine

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Forum topic by Dabs posted 08-15-2018 10:58 PM 392 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-15-2018 10:58 PM

Topic tags/keywords: edgebander 80a edge banding machine

Anybody have any experience with these?

I have a couple kitchen cabinet jobs coming up that require a fair amount edgebanding. I want to move on from FastEdge -too much strain on the wrist and was thinking of getting a machine to help. There is that hot air blower from Rockler which I hear is fine….but for $50 more I can get a hot glue pot, self-feed machine? Is there a benefit of hot air/iron application over hot glue?

Both of these are in my budget and am just looking for advice in choosing one of them. THX.

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#1 posted 08-16-2018 12:18 AM

I’ve never seen this one before but the difference between a hot air gun and a glue pot, especially self feed is going to be night and day.

I’d recommend building a formica topped table around this tool to keep your bigger pieces flat to the edge bander rollers. Melamine scratches easy so make sure you keep your surface clean !

Good luck !

-- Shaun Ragland

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#2 posted 08-16-2018 01:04 AM

At the price it sounds like something from Harbor Freight.

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#3 posted 08-16-2018 02:30 AM

cabinet shop we would use this :

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