Model#: JETN708404

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JET JBOS-5 115V 1/2 HP 1-Phase Bench Top Oscillating Spindle Sander

  • JET JBOS-5 115V 1/2 HP 1-Phase Bench Top Oscillating Spindle Sander
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An all-around performer, JET's 708404 JBOS-5 Benchtop Oscillating Spindle Sander features a 0.5 horsepower motor, large 14-1/2 in. tilting table and a heavy-duty worm gear system that provides 1 in. oscillating action.
  • Oscillating action reduces friction heat to protect wood and prolong sleeve life
  • Oscillation gears run in a sealed lubricated box for extended service life and durability
  • 45 Degree tilting table accommodates bevel sanding projects
  • Removable On/Off safety switch prevents accidental unit start-ups
  • Built-in 2 in. dust port keeps the area clear for improved visibility and air cleanliness
  • Powerful 0.5 horsepower induction motor easily handles tough sanding projects
  • Threaded spindle ends for quick and easy drum changes
  • Four non-skid rubber feet keep the sander stable during use
  • JBOS-5 115V 1/2 HP 1-Phase Benchtop Oscillating Spindle Sander - 708404


Length: 25 in.
Width: 22.5 in.
Height: 73.5 in.
Weight: 77 lbs.
AC Voltage: 110V
Amperage: 7.5A
Base Dimensions: 11-3/4 in. x 11-3/4 in.
Dust Port Size: 2 in.
Horsepower: 0.5
Motor Phase: 1
Oscillating Speed (OPM): 30
Sanding Stroke: 1 in.
Spindle Speed (RPM): 1725
Table Dimensions: 14-1/2 in. x 14-1/2 in.
Table Tilt (Down): 45 Degrees
Type: Bench Top



4.6 / 5.0
16 Reviews
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Yes (16)
Powerful (15)
Easy To Use (4)
Heavy (1)
Best Uses
Frequent Use (8)
Home Repair (1)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Excellent replacement
We use the sander on a daily basis in the production of customer displays for our business. this was a replacement for a less expensive version and we were very pleased with differences as far as power, weight, metal rather than plastic.
We were a bit disappointed that a 3" spindle and plate had to be ordered extra, and the items were not sold as a kit even as each one had to be ordered separately; and from two sources. I say raise the price a bit and include it as well, it should make the customers happier with the machine.
August 3, 2013
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Good Show
You did good! Time will tell but I anticipate a positive result. Good Show!
March 4, 2014
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great Benchtop sander
Had a few issues with the first sander that I received;however CPO quickly resolved the issue. If you're looking for a spindle sander spend a little bit more for a Jet and you will not be disappointed.
November 23, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Best Uses
Home Repair
Lives up to expectations. Have had and used cheaper models ,
I use it for smoothing out lines on critical curvres.
March 21, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Heavy Duty and Heavy
This unit is heavy enough to stay put on the table. Smooth oscillation with ample dust removal capability. I thought the 1.5" sleeve changes were going to be difficult but they turned out to be relatively easy. Completely disassembled to the compression bushing and pinched the end of the bushing and sleeve slides off easily.
November 30, 2015
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Sanding Sleeves hard to get
I can see where the availability of the sanding sleeves and their price would prohibit many people from purchasing a jet spindle sander. even tho it is a sweet machine. I would only recommend this machine with the above caution.
August 28, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Best Uses
Frequent Use
great sander
great sander
August 2, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Big sander power, small sander size
Big sander quality in a small sander size and price
October 15, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Quality benchtop spindle sander
Great value in a spindle sander - it has been able to handle everything I have needed it to do without the cost of a floor model sander. I built a rolling storage cart that it sits on for mobility. I also have it hooked up to my centralized dust collection system which keeps the dust down to a minimum. You will need some adapters to reduce the DC to the smaller port size. The large (3") diameter spindle is optional and a bit pricey - it is handy though.
October 20, 2011
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Great Sander
used for fine woodworking
October 22, 2011

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Is there a stand with this sander??? Can I order one?
Mike on Oct 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Many of the woodworking specialty stores carry generic stands for portable tools. Try welding supply stores as they often have stands for grinders that might fit the bill. In any case, I suspect you'll have to improvise a bit. You may have to make a plywood top for a generic stand and then bolt or clamp the sander to it. Cheers!
What is the size range on the spindles??
Larry on Apr 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The 1-1/2 and 2" are included with the machine. The 3" is optional. Sources are slim for the sanding sleeves, must go back to Jet and pay a premium there.
What projects is the sander best used for ?
A shopper on Sep 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The spindle sander is used to create a smooth, flat finish to wood pieces, mostly those that have some type of detail detailed or curved edges. The alternative would be to sand down the material manually using your hands.
Before I buy the Jet Spindle Sander, who sells all the sanding sleeves sizes?
VJarreau on Jan 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You're welcome to contact CPO directly for availability and pricing. 1-866-577-3014
Where can find a supply of 1/4" sanding sleeves????
J on Apr 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Please contact the manufacturer direct at 1-800-274-6848 for assistance with parts.
I need replacement sanding sleeves ,they are not available through Rockler Woodworkig where I purchased the product . I need a full set of sanding sleeves ,not the spindles .

John Aiken
John on Jan 27, 2015
BEST ANSWER: We do not sell the sleeves at this time.
Is this item MADE IN CHINA ? If so what level of QUALITY does this item have for $500 range?
Jano on Nov 2, 2014
BEST ANSWER: This sander is made in Japan and assembled in the United States.
How can I order additional sanding drums?
Bob builder on Sep 26, 2012
BEST ANSWER: You should contact Jet directly at 800-274-6848.


JET, Wilton and Powermatic warrants every product they sell against manufacturers’ defects. If one of our tools needs service or repair, please contact Technical Service by calling 1-800-274-6846, 8AM to 5PM CST, Monday through Friday


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Product Listing with Warranty Period

  1. • 90 Days – Parts; Consumable items; Light-Duty Air Tools
  2. • 1 Year – Motors; Machine Accessories; Heavy-Duty Air Tools; Pro-Duty Air Tools
  3. • 2 Year – Metalworking Machinery; Electric Hoists, Electric Hoist Accessories; Woodworking Machinery used for industrial or commercial purposes.
  4. • 5 Year – Woodworking Machinery
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