Grizzly G0459 Drum Sander - 12" 1-1/2 HP Baby Drum Sander

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The G0459 12" 1-1/2 HP Baby Drum Sander.

The Grizzly G0459 Drum Sander has a powerful 1-1/2 HP motor for fast, efficient material removal up to 12 inches wide. Similarly, the conveyor belt is powered by a 1/8 HP drive motor drawing just 0.3A to efficiently guide each workpiece smoothly past the abrasive. Furthermore, the 4" sanding drum is designed to minimize heat build up for a better surface finish.

Let's take a quick look at the specifications then we can dive into the details...


  • Sanding motor: 1-1/2 HP, 115V, single-phase, 13A
  • Conveyor motor: 1/8 HP, 0.3A
  • Sanding drum size: 4"
  • Drum surface speed: 2127 FPM
  • Maximum stock dimensions: 12" W x 3-1/2" T
  • Minimum stock dimensions: 8" L x 1/8" T
  • Conveyor feed rate: variable, 2.5–17.3 FPM
  • Conveyor belt dimensions: 12-1/4" W x 49-3/4" L
  • Sanding belt size: 3" x 70" hook and loop
  • Footprint: 22-1/4" x 12"
  • Dust port size: 2-1/2" (compatible with a common shop vacuum)
  • Overall dimensions: 27" W x 24" D x 27" H
  • Approximate shipping weight: 166 lbs.

Made in an ISO 9001 factory and CSA certified


  • Steel dust hood for enhanced dust collection
  • Two adjustable pressure rollers
  • Thickness scale
  • Independent variable-speed conveyor motor
  • Industrial-duty conveyor belt
  • Side carry handles for portability

The Grizzly G0459 Drum Sander - Speed and capacity

The G0459 can run abrasive material at 2127 feet per minute over the workpiece for superb finish quality in no time with zero tearout. As a result, you can process boards as large as 12 inches wide and 3-1/2" thick. Conversely, the G0459 grizzly 12" drum sander can also sand a workpiece just 8 inches long and 1/4 inch thick.

A 12 inch drum sander with a variable feed rate

Your Grizzly 12 inch drum sander has a variable feed rate from just 2.5 feet per minute to 17.3 feet per minute. As a result, you can adjust the sanding speed to perfectly suit your grit choice, material and the finish you're looking for.

Grizzly 12" drum sander uses easy Hook & Loop abrasive

Changing the abrasive paper is easy with a simple hook and loop backing. So there are no complex end clamps to secure paper in place and you're up and running again in no time.

The Grizzly 12 inch drum sander only needs 2-1/2" shop vac dust collection

The Grizzly G0459 Drum Sander is built to work in any woodworking environment. So hook up your regular 2-1/2" Shop Vac to the steel dust hood port for effective dust collection.

The gear-drive table height handwheel makes it easy to dial in the perfect stock thickness for professional results. Subsequently, the sander includes adjustable pressure rollers to prevent vibration for smooth and uniform sanding.

Pick your sandpaper:

Select any of the following sandpaper rolls for your G0459 drum sander:

First class warranty and service

The G0459 comes with a 1-year warranty covering parts and assuring freedom from factory defects. Furthermore your machine comes with a comprehensive, easy to follow manual written by the Grizzly documentation department right here in the USA.

For all your customer service needs, especially relating to ordering or fulfillment please click HERE or go to the Mark Newton Custom Woodcraft ‘Contact’ page to let us know how we can help you.

For technical support and parts inquiries enjoy legendary technical support from the Grizzly Technical Support Team HERE.

Note - With Mark Newton Custom Woodcraft, You get discounted shipping and a complementary lift gate service for a stress free delivery!

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