VonHaus Random Orbital Sander review

It offers powerful, swirl-free sanding — but how did the VonHaus Random Orbital Sander rate in our hands-on testing? Long-time DIYer Pete Wise tells all

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Homebuilding Verdict

The VonHaus 3515091 Random Orbital Sander gives you immense sanding power in an affordable, no-fuss package. It’d be a great option for DIYers who have a few big sanding projects ahead of them, such as sanding all the walls in a room ahead of painting or wallpapering. With that said, the powerful action and heaviness of the VonHaus could rule it out for some users. And if you’re looking to do some detailed finishing work, you might be better off using a detail sander instead.


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    Powerful sanding action

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    Sands large areas efficiently

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    Leaves a swirl-free finish, when used properly


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    It’s a bit heavy

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    Some users may prefer a cordless sander

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The VonHaus Random Orbital Sander (3515091) provides remarkable sanding power at a very reasonable price. It’s designed to sand large, flat areas of material – including wood, metal and plastic – without leaving the sorts of unsightly marks and swirls that can come with other sanding methods. 

As the most powerful orbital sander in the VonHaus range, this tool would make a good choice for keen amateur DIYers and those undertaking fairly intensive building or renovation projects. If that sounds like you, read on to find out what happened when our reviewer took the 3515091 for a spin around his home reno site and why they thought its amongst the best orbital sanders on the market.

Pete Wise

Pete Wise is a freelance writer and keen DIYer from Leeds. Pete's tool reviews have featured in titles including Homebuilding & Renovating, Ideal Home and The Independent. He also writes features and news articles for publications such as The Guardian, BBC Good Food and T3. When he isn't busy writing, Pete can often be found at libraries, pubs and live music venues. He finds tile-cutting strangely zen.