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Project by Houtje posted 09-12-2015 07:18 AM 2634 views 21 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I allready have a sanding mop but I needed one with a corse grit. So I made a new one of 80 grit.
I use it to sand small project or when it need soft rond corners.

for full instructions watch my video

https://youtu.be/yU6bNCiAAZk





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 09-12-2015 08:59 AM

This looks very interesting, could be also useful for sanding inside of bowls. Thanks for sharing, I’m off to have a look at your video.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 09-12-2015 11:23 AM

Sanding mops are very useful. I have bought some and made some the same way you show in the video.

I would be interested to know what blades you used and how long they lasted. I could see when yours started to get dull. I found that I needed to use quite a few to get it done. Did you find any blade or speed that made it easier?

Thanks for the video.

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#3 posted 09-12-2015 11:48 AM

Thanks

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 09-12-2015 12:44 PM

Great little idea with a well made video. it is on my list. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 09-12-2015 02:23 PM

I know how well this works, when I saw the one you made back in 2010 I just had to make one for myself. Now when a belt breaks I don’t feel s bad.
Great idea!
Thanks for sharing!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 09-12-2015 05:10 PM

I used srollsawblades for cutting metal… they live longer than the normal blades and stay sharp longer too.

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#7 posted 09-12-2015 05:21 PM

Great idea! Thanks for sharing.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#8 posted 09-12-2015 08:06 PM

Nice work and very creative.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 09-12-2015 10:59 PM

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#10 posted 09-17-2015 12:55 AM

I’ve made several of these, very similar to your’s. I like it when we can solve problems and use what we have available to do it.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#11 posted 09-17-2015 09:24 PM

Great idea for using old belts. These mops are very expensive where I live so it would be well worth the effort to make one. Thanks for the tip.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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