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Dunlap Sander Restore #1: My new belt/disc sander

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Blog entry by marcb posted 2242 days ago 1285 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I was at a garage sale last week when I spotted this hiding in a corner: Brought it home for 10 bucks, that included the spare 1/3 HP motor the guy threw in.

I’ve managed to ID this using the Old Wood Working Machines website, its a Dunlap that was produced in the early 40’s. Everything workes, missing the little miter gauge.

I’ve gotten it tore down and in the electrolysis dunk tank getting the paint and grime and rust off it.

Original Motor, seized but I think I can fix it.

Sander

Sander 2



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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 2242 days ago

thats going to look real nice when you’re done!

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GaryK

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#2 posted 2242 days ago

Looks ugly now. I hope it cleans up nice.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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marcb

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#3 posted 2242 days ago

Gary,

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention the 14” Delta Bandsaw with riser block, fence, light and roller stand. I guess I should take pictures of that too. I just find the old tool more facinating.

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