Gonna make me a disc sander

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Disc sander ... plan B ... or is it C? #1: Disc sander - Temporarily on hold- updated 02/11/13

437 days ago by joein10asee | 11 comments »

I STILL dont think I’ve got this whole multi-part blog thingy figured out yet. So here I am trying to see if I can actually make a “part 2” ... which should actually be part 3 or 4. Anyhooo…. I did manage to finally build my shop made disc sander. YEA ME! On the first attempt I was using a like-new Baldor 110v / 1725rpm motor but unfortunately I realized it was less than a quarter-horsepower, so it was WAAAY underpowered. In just trying to sand the edge of the disc, I was all but stopping it with my hand-held sanding block. .. I did have several other motors in my shop, and they were 110v, but they both ran at 3450rpm which is much too fast for sanding. ...

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