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Makita BO4556 ¼ Sheet Finishing Palm Sander

The Makita BO4556 Finishing Palm Sander offers a top quality design with durable performance. It features an ergonomically contoured grip with non-skid elastomer coated surface for comfort and control, has a large clamping lever for quick and easy paper installation and comes with a rubber sealed switch to prevent dust contamination.


The Makita BO4556 finishing palm sander is an precision engineered all-ball bearing construction for reduced vibration and noise featuring an aluminium cast shoe base for increased durability. Equipped with a contoured, rubberised palm grip design for improved operator comfort and control. The sander runs at 14,000 OPM to provide the fastest yet smoothest finish sanding. Fitted with an efficient through-the-pad dust collection system for a cleaner work environment. The finishing sander is easy to use with a conveniently located on/off switch for easy one-handed operation.

Key Features
  • Precision engineered all-ball bearing construction for reduced vibration and noise
  • Aluminium cast shoe base for increased durability
  • Double insulated
  • Contoured, rubberised palm grip design for improved operator comfort and control
  • Large clamping lever for quick and easy paper installation
  • 14,000 OPM for fast and smooth finish sanding
  • Efficient through-the-pad dust collection system for a cleaner work environment
  • Conveniently located on/off switch for easy one-handed operation
  • Rubber-sealed switch prevents dust contamination for longer tool life

In the Box
  • 1x BO4556 Finishing Sander
  • 1x Dust Bag
  • 1x Punch Plate
  • 6x Abrasive Sheets

  • Abrasive Sheet - 114 x 140 mm
  • Noise sound pressure - 82 dB(A)
  • Noise sound power - 93 dB(A)
  • Noise K factor - 3 dB(A)
  • Input wattage - 200 w
  • Orbits per Minute - 14000 opm
  • Orbit Diameter - 1.5 mm
  • Pad Size - 112 x 102 mm
  • Vibration K factor - 1.5 m/sec²
  • Vibration: Sanding - 3 m/sec²
  • Net weight - 1.1 kg


As standard Makita offer a 1 year manufactures’ warranty on machines from the date of purchase

The 1 year warranty can be extended to a 3 year warranty* with online registration

All Makita products are thoroughly inspected before they leave the factory to ensure they meet the highest of standards but on rare occasions a machine may develop a defect, if this happens, don't worry, Makita's warranty system is one of the best around.

Makita services agents are located across the country and will be able to repair a faulty machine under warranty. Use this tool to find your nearest agent: Makita Dealer Locator.

If a suitable dealer can not be located then the Makita returns form can be used to arrange a free of charge collection of your machine for inspection by Makita.

*Please note:

  • Registration for Makita's extended 3 year warranty is only available within 30 days of the purchase date.
  • 3 year warranty is not available for Batteries, Battery Chargers, Accessories, Petrol Powered Products, Production Tools and Air Tools and Compressors.  
  • When filling out the 'Makita Dealer' section of the 3 year warranty form please enter 'J CARR & SON LTD'.
  • As well as providing a 3 year warranty certificate, proof of purchase will also be required, so please keep your receipt.

*This guarantee does not apply where:

  • Repairs have been made or attempted by others.
  • Repairs are required because of normal wear and tear.
  • The tool has been abused, misused or improperly maintained. 
  • Alterations have been made to the tool.
  • This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights.


  • We aim to despatch all power tool orders processed before 2pm on the same day for a next day delivery.
  • We offer free delivery on all power tool orders over £99.
  • Parcels with a cost of up to £150 are sent via Royal Mail on a first class Signed For service that is delivered next day 98% of the time, this includes Saturdays.
  • Parcels with a value of over £150 are sent on a next working day, pre 12pm delivery service with DPD.
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Despatched same day on orders place before 2pm.
Free delivery on orders over £99

Our expert verdict


The Makita BO4556 sander uses a clamping system to hold sandpaper.

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