Featuring a high-performance, seven-amp motor, this electric belt sander sands close to the edge of adjoining surfaces. A retractable hood exposes the sanding belt for enhanced versatility, especially in tight spaces. An angled belt design sands 3X closer to the edge of the adjoining surfaces. The retractable hood exposes top of sanding belt for use in a variety of applications and a three-position adjustable handle provides comfort in different orientations. Additional features include: dust collection with easy-empty dust bag for a cleaner work area; low-profile design with extended reach for maximum functionality; and flush body design allows for sanding against vertical surfaces.