Upcoming projects and designs. #5: Back onto the wide drum sander...

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Blog entry by dbhost posted 02-26-2010 06:53 PM 933 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So far I have been busy accumulating the pieces / parts needed for the WDS. Here is what I have so far…

3/4” Birch Ply – Free (Was in the shop).
1/4” ply for dust hood. – Free. Original decking from attic.
4” dust port. – Free. Chunk of 4” S&D pipe bonded down with clear silicone caulk.
4”X24” cylinder – Free. (Made from scrap SYP 2×4s).
Elecrical switch, box, face plate, wall cord, motor cord. – Free. Already had it in the shop. (Hacked apart a 12 ga extension cord that had been cut by a hedge trimmer…)
Shaft – Free (Was in the shop when I bought the house).
1 HP HF motor – Free Planned pullout from band saw. Band saw to be upgraded to 1.5 HP Dayton motor.
Link Belt. – Free. Upgraded bandsaw to link belt, which took a total of 6’ of link belt, bought 2 5 foot belts, had 4’ left over…
Paint – Free. Have at least a quart of chocolate brown paint left over from LOMLs craft projects…

Still working on grabbing bearings, sandpaper roll, pulleys, 2×4s and 4×4s.

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