junkyard belt sander

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Project by TRYPHON974 posted 10-13-2016 07:33 AM 1016 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Literally a junkyard belt sander:I found the motor in a burning garbage and the wheels are discarded automotive parts.
Three pieces of scrap wood glued together and voilĂ !
It works like a charm. I may build a mk2 version though if I’ve a couple of hours to spend on.

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#1 posted 10-13-2016 08:23 AM

Kind of ’’Mad Max’’ maschine.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 10-13-2016 11:27 AM

Very nice..

Gotta ask…I have noticed people on LJ from various places in the world but Reunion Island is interesting.

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#3 posted 10-13-2016 01:31 PM

Very creative ! I just happen to have an automotive a/c idler pulley and several electric motors. Thanks for the inspiration

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#4 posted 10-13-2016 06:45 PM

Looks very useful, I need to make one for knife/tool grinding.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#5 posted 10-13-2016 09:29 PM

A very creative solution!

-- Dale, Illinois,

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#6 posted 10-15-2016 09:09 PM

Those timing belt idlers is a fantastic idea. as well as your simply designed project

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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