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Strip Sander XL

September 2021 - I felt like building something and the Strip Sander XL was on my list, so there you have it.
As expected, this one was also designed by Matthias Wandel, check out his information and videos on the Strip sander XL build page over at

The Build

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Alignment problem

Silly mistake #1: The top and bottom wheels are 9mm out of line. I fixed it by altering (read: replacing) the fork on top and raising the slot for the wheel and moving it backwards. I cut out all the pieces using the 1-on-1 templates, but I didn't drill the hole in the arm using the templates. If I had, it would have fitted perfectly...