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You've probably seen a rotary llap sander on a drill press or in a portable drill. Now Makita's #9741 Wheel Sander takes that approach in a totally new power sanding tool. It uses a 43/4-in. wide, 4-in. diameter sanding wheel made up of many individual radial sandpaper Maps. It's a heavy duty sander with a 7.8-amp motor for rapid, aggressive stock removal. The sanding wheels are available in four different grits. The tool also accepts other rotary accessories— nylon brush wheel, wire brush wheel, and cotton buff wheel. The nylon wheel is great for accentuating wood grain. (Price: $616)

■ Makita U.S.A. Inc., Dept. AWT, 14930 Northam St., Im Mirada, CA 90638, (714)522-8088.

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