Shop Fox W1740 12" 1-1/2 HP Benchtop Drum Sander

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The W1740 Shop Fox 12" 1-1/2 HP Benchtop Drum Sander

The W1740 is a robust benchtop drum sander with a capacity of 12" wide and 3-3/4" thickness, effectively handling typical stock sizes found in home workshops.

Tailored for the removal of surface marks from planers, the W1740 features a variable-speed knob, allowing for a feed rate adjustment between 2.47–17.3 FPM.

It easily accepts hook-and-loop sanding rolls, facilitating straightforward installation and grit changes.

Explore our range of replacement paper for the W1740 to ensure continuous use.

Backed by a 2-year warranty, the W1740 aligns with the Shop Fox commitment, guaranteeing parts and freedom from factory defects.

Your machine comes with a comprehensive, easy to follow manual written by the Woodstock HQ documentation department right here in the USA.

At Mark Newton Custom Woodcraft, we're dedicated to your satisfaction.

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If you need technical support for your Shop Fox product, the Woodstock Technical Support team is here to assist. Reach them at (800) 840-8420 or for expert guidance.

Manufactured in an ISO 9001 factory, the W1740 holds CSA and UL certifications.


  • Sanding motor: 1-1/2 HP, 115V, single-phase, 13A
  • Conveyor motor: 1/8 HP, 0.3A
  • Maximum sanding width: 12"
  • Maximum sanding thickness: 3-1/2"
  • Minimum stock length: 8"
  • Minimum stock thickness: 1/8"
  • Belt size: 3" x 70" hook-and-loop
  • Drum speed: 2127 FPM
  • Sanding drum size: 4"
  • Sanding belt size: 3" x 70" hook & loop
  • Feed speed: Variable, 2.47–17.3 FPM
  • Dust port: 2-1/2" (compatible with standard shop vacuums)
  • Footprint: 22-1/4"W x 13-1/2"D
  • Overall dimensions: 24" W x 27-1/4" D x 25-7/8" H
  • Approximate shipping weight: 160 lbs.


  • Two-year warranty
  • Variable-speed conveyor
  • Steel dust scoop for optimal dust collection
  • Two adjustable pressure rollers
  • Thickness scale
  • Sturdy welded steel construction
  • Industrial-duty conveyor belt
  • Convenient side handles for portability

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