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SANDING DRUM SHOP MADE AND PATTERN SANDING ATTACHMENT (VIDEO)

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Project by kiefer posted 03-29-2017 03:28 AM 1255 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLaUotPNJ5c&t=25s
Here is the sanding drum I was talking about in my last post and video
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/307794
and I added a pattern sanding feature to be used on the drill press to be able to sand several identical pieces using a pattern .
Watch the video and I will explain the details .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 03-29-2017 04:09 AM

Klaus, that is a new direction in sanding. This will have great value for those certain projects. I could of used this for my miter saw insert last month. Don’t know about me gluing sandpaper on a drum, may not be enough sandpaper showing to do anything. LOL. I do have a project requiring a 6’’ drum, I think I will have to try it.

Hey Klaus. I heard Benchy barking at the beginning of the video. It’s true. When you build things, they come alive.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 03-29-2017 05:28 AM

Very good, Kiefer!!

A Flush-Trim Sanding Drum for a Drill Press!!

GOOD IDEA!!

For those who do not have the Flush-Trim router bits & a router…

Very NICE! ... Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 03-29-2017 06:54 AM

Checked out the video, but didn’t comment. Follow up this afternoon!

Good work thinking man!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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dannmarks

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#4 posted 03-29-2017 10:48 AM

Grizzly used to have a smaller pneumatic one of these that I used for years. It finally died and when I checked back they no longer have that. They do have a larger one but it is very hard to figure out how to order just the arbor for it so that one attach it to a drill.

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dannmarks

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#5 posted 03-29-2017 10:49 AM

The reason the smaller pneumatic one was great was because you could let some of the air out and the soft contour was great for sanding outside radius.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#6 posted 03-29-2017 12:57 PM

Great! Another option for drum sanding! More very clever stuff from a great mind that thinks outside the box…
Well done Klaus!

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

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bushmaster

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#7 posted 03-29-2017 01:55 PM

Very informative, I liked the way you determined the angle of the belt. simple with no measurements. I have measured the diameter of the drum and calculated the circumference, used that measurement on the diagonal. I also liked the bearing support.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 03-29-2017 02:36 PM

Klaus, this is very interesting and creative. Nice work.

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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kiefer

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#9 posted 03-29-2017 02:58 PM

Dave
Just be sure to run the drill press at very low RPM with a large drum or I will send Benchy over !

Joe
The idea is to get a smooth surface and no tare out which you may get with a router bit .

Thomas
I will wait for your comment .
I used to have a 4”drum like that but it was made for a lathe application but it may be possible to make a soft drum .

dannmarks

Tony
There is always the need for another tool for a certain job and I love playing with ideas.

Brian
This is the simple way to do it and I posted a while ago a way to do it like you mention to make my own sanding sleeves http://lumberjocks.com/projects/165410

Thanks all for your comments as it always helps .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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shipwright

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#10 posted 03-29-2017 03:44 PM

Well done Klaus.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#11 posted 04-01-2017 03:06 AM

Smart idea, Klaus!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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