homemade disc sander

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Project by TRYPHON974 posted 1286 days ago 3403 views 1 time favorited 11 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 1286 days ago

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 1286 days ago

Best thoughts,

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

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#3 posted 1285 days ago

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

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#4 posted 1285 days ago

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 1285 days ago

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


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#6 posted 1285 days ago

Is the table adjustable?Alistair

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#7 posted 1285 days ago


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#9 posted 1282 days ago

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 1282 days ago

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

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#11 posted 1280 days ago

Looks very heavy duty!

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