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Project by Arthouse posted 02-08-2012 02:23 AM 2645 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a serious project for serious woodworkers. I needed to sand some serious details too small for hand sanding so I seriously scratched my head and thought about a flatter wheel . I knew if you cut cloth sandpaper it would work but I needed to attatch it to a wheel to go on my serious drill. I took baltic birch and glued it into a 1/1/2’’ blank turned it on my lathe to get the perfect circle then cut some serious slots or radials on my very serious bandsaw to insert the sandpaper . I thought of gluing but then I decided to put it in some serious compression with a finish nail and it works like a charm similar to bisquits and gravy or thunder and lighting. One serious trick is to drill a hole with the nail first then hammer it in and it will hold perfectly. I have several now all different grits. Can you belief it “All this and Heaven too”

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-08-2012 02:35 AM

wow this looks like a lot of work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Wayne

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#2 posted 02-08-2012 02:43 AM

kinda intimidating…....no…..... seriously…...

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LittlePaw

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#3 posted 02-08-2012 04:14 AM

This is serious business, but well done, deriously!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 02-08-2012 04:21 AM

Love it ! Got to make me one of those… Seriously!!!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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stefang

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#5 posted 02-08-2012 05:54 PM

Seriously this looks really good. Besides sanding, It can also be used to slap someone’s face 80,000 times a minute. Perfect for girls dating woodworkers.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Tyrone D

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#6 posted 02-08-2012 09:03 PM

That is seriously one cool tool. I’m serious.

-- --Tyrone - BC, Canada "Nothing is ever perfect, we just run out of time."

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#7 posted 02-09-2012 02:27 AM

Serious sanding!! Very cool build, thanks for sharing.

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#8 posted 02-11-2012 04:35 AM

Great idea, it does sound like it was a lot of work, but they are reusable

-- Norman

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Arthouse

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#9 posted 02-12-2012 09:27 PM

Norman , it seems alot of work but it’s not and also it saves so much time sanding your project it is an investment.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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