A few feet or so from a 1940 Delta Bench Drill Press stands another "sure-to-be" Dfclta heirloom. The new Delta Sanding Center,*Belt/Disc Sander.
George Reid, master craftsman and furniture historian, admits he's never seen anything quite like it. A machine capable of precision edge-sanding a 24" diameter circle. (48" with accessory extension.) With a 6"x 48" belt and 12" disc, accompanied by a power take-off shaft tliat handles dozens of accessories. like pneumatic drums, flap wheels, buffing wheels and a flexible shaft, just to name a few. And a hefty cast iron base that incorporates single port dust collection.
In Ills 51 years of working with wood, Mr. Reid has created scores of perfect historical reproductioas and original heirlooms, both full size and miniature, using l\is old Delta machines. And at age 78, George isn't about to back away from a new idea like the Delta Sanding Center. He points out, 'This time Delta's put everything into one machine." B u i I d i n □
For more information on the Sanding Center or the name of your 0 n Tr a d i t i o n nearest Delta dealer, call toll free: Delta International Machinery Corp., A —» — . ---A Pittsburgh, PA, 800-438-2486. In Canada, 519-836-2840. AAUtLIA
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