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Blog series by dakremer updated 973 days ago 2 parts 11187 reads 32 comments total

Part 1: Prepping the motor.....

987 days ago by dakremer | 21 comments »

This journey started out with me asking a question about what I could do (woodworking related) with a blender motor I salvaged. See the forum topic here. Cranesgonewild (an LJ member) gave me a link to a project another LJ member had posted. Here is that project by Filinvested. The project is like a rock tumbler (for polishing rocks), but instead of rocks it takes cubes of wood and turns them into beads of wood. Pretty ingenious idea. So I decided to make one. My mother and stepmother ...

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Part 2: Working Machine! ...and a problem solved

973 days ago by dakremer | 11 comments »

So I redesigned my whole wood tumbler. The previous motor didnt work. Instead I found an old box fan motor that is working out great. To keep it from overheating, I hooked up a computer fan to the bottom of the wood frame. I got this computer fan for free at our city’s recycling center! Before using this fan I had built a fan out of plywood to run on the shaft to get some air movement. Of course it broke – but I left it on there anyways cause there was still some air movemen...

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