Craftsman Detail Sander – 11647

You may have guessed a detail sander is exactly what the name implies, it is a sander designed for detailed sanding.  Such as in furniture, cabinetry and more.  There are a lot of manufacturers who make detailed sanders, but this review is focusing on the Craftsman Detailed Sander.  This was sent to us from a frequent visitor to our site and someone we have came to know over the years.  Before we get started, if you would like to learn more about sanders, you can visit our sander page. The Craftsman sander, model number 9-11647 comes obviously with the sander, but you also get 24 assorted sandpaper attachments for detail and finishing sanding as well as scrubbing and rust removal.  You also get a small bag to store the sander and sand paper in.  The handle has a nice rubberized grip to help keep control of the sander.  One nice item is the dust sealed on/off switch to help protect the switch.  In the past some companies were not using, and surprisingly some are still not using this dust sealed system.  If you find a sander that doesn’t uses this type of switch, we would suggest staying away as we have seen more and more problems occurring where the switch can be be turned on or off.  The sander orbits at 11,000 OBP, which isn’t too bad for a...

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