Tools and Equipment
Here is the Cherryhill Manufacturing's video on how to refinish a floor with the USand Orbital Floor Sander. It may help you with your decision on whether the USand will work for your project and will display its capabilities.
When using a floor drum sander, it isn't possible to sand directly next to the wall. That is where the floor edger comes into play. Let's explore a few features of a floor edger which make it such an effective machine.
Here is the manufacturer's video on how to install the standard SL-8 precut sheets on a Silverline or Essex SL8 Hardwood Floor Drum Sander. It is very good and I did not want to reinvent the wheel with this tutorial so I will post it as is.
Prepare carefully for your project when using a diamond blade. Pay close attention to all aspects of the scope of the job and plan ahead when purchasing the blade and any additional personal protective equipment and necessary supplies to make the job safe and successful.
This is an awesome new tool for use on the edge of a workbench for precise measuring. Use with a .5mm mechanical pencil.
Here is the American Sanders video on an introduction to how to refinish a floor with the OBS18 Orbital Floor Sander. It may help you with your decision on whether the OBS18 will work for your project and will display its capabilities.