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Shop-built stroke sander. A low-cost version of an industrial machine. The sliding table measures 72"x36". The shop made belts are 6" wide and ride on two drums made of fiberboard. Est. cost: $400.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Mar-Apr 1989 (v.5#2) pg. 38

It's all in the stroke. A shop-built stroke sander for the large shop is constructed mostly of wood. Est. cost: $300 for hardware, plus wood.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Oct 2000 (v.24#1) pg. 44

Build this stroke sander to smooth large, flat panels. Can accommodate a 30"x73" work piece without repositioning by means of a table which moves back and forth under the belt. Est. cost: $400.
FINE WOODWORKING #3 Summer 1976 pg. 46

Build your own wooden-drum stroke sander. Uses 6" wide sanding belts you make yourself. Powered by a small electric motor.
FINE WOODWORKING #29 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 47
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #30 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 4
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 8