photo by Konner Boivin
I'll be the second person to admit that I have a power tool buying problem
(my wife is the first to point it out).
I love power tools, but there are only a few of them
that I consider truly indispensable.
The Porter Cable Random Orbital Sander is at the top of my list.
In the boat yards they often call it a "D.A." - for dual action, because it spins,
while also orbiting.
Other companies make similar units,
but the Porter Cable D.A. is my favorite.
I got to spend some quality time with my D.A. today; sanding and prepping a flipped-over boat.
And while it was a dusty, sweaty, noisy, messy affair,
there's nothing quite as rewarding as working with such an effective power tool, and seeing the visual transformation happen.
Tomorrow I get to break out the belt sander!