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Project by TRYPHON974 posted 10-15-2010 11:28 AM 4638 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not really a wood project,the only piece of wood is the 7’ disc. I used it a lot when building the plywood castle . The 1.5 cv motor comes from a discarded lawn mower. Ugly but effective…





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#1 posted 10-15-2010 01:15 PM

Cool – paint it green and spry “General” on it.
Did you do all the welding, too?

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#2 posted 10-15-2010 01:23 PM

Cool.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#3 posted 10-15-2010 06:11 PM

looks good to me
and you have a cheap and effective tool

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#4 posted 10-15-2010 08:00 PM

thanks for the comments. I did all the welding and none cracked yet…Mafe I’m fan of your blog!

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#5 posted 10-15-2010 09:20 PM

that is a cool building :-)
may I surgest you make a wood/mdf table on the top of the iron table
and make a T-track in it then you can have a miter gaurge too
just my 2 cents

thankĀ“s for sharing it

Dennis

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#6 posted 10-15-2010 09:50 PM

Is the table adjustable?Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#7 posted 10-16-2010 07:07 AM

Nice.

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#8 posted 10-16-2010 08:17 AM

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#9 posted 10-19-2010 10:19 AM

Sadly the table is not adjustable, it was over my skills,so the T -track is a good idea.I’ve to think at.

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#10 posted 10-19-2010 11:18 AM

It looks like it can get the job done. Good work.

-- 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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#11 posted 10-21-2010 05:05 AM

Looks very heavy duty!

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#12 posted 09-08-2014 11:52 PM

Where is the plywood castle?

-- Leonard H.

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#13 posted 10-14-2016 01:51 AM

So are we looking at a petrol powered sander?

-- Regards Robert

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#14 posted 10-14-2016 04:26 AM



So are we looking at a petrol powered sander?

- robscastle


:) It was an electric lawnmower.

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#15 posted 10-14-2016 06:56 AM

OK that makes sense now, I couldnt find the recoil starter cord so I was a but sus, but you never know !! . Its a nice piece of work, do you still use it ?

You make some very interesting Projects…Keep up the good work!!

-- Regards Robert

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