Mark Atkin owner of Sterling Wood Floors in Coos Bay Oregon uses a belt drum sander to achieve the best looking sanding possible.

His equipment includes:

Norton Red Heat Sanding Belts
Norton Horizon Edger Paper
Norton Buffer Screens
Pre-Made Wood Filler
5,500 Cubic Feet Per Minute Fan (exhaust dust from house)
Pallman Water Base Finish (This earth friendly product provides great UV protection)
Pallman Floor Care Products (Customer is provided with a bottle and directions for care)
Floor Stapler & Nailer
Various Saws