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ADJUSTEBLE RADIUS HAND SANDER

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Project by kiefer posted 08-26-2012 07:08 PM 4795 views 45 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my new radius sander .
The construction is a very simple process and made from stuff I already had.
A 3×21 belt
A cut to size hand saw blade
A piece of cork
A hold down screw from a mitre saw
A shaped block of hardwood threaded for hold down screw and finger grips.

First use and results.
Rough Cut 2×4 spruce cut with a 4 tpi skip tooth at fast feed rate and sanded smooth with 120 gr. belt .
I am satisfied with the result ,fast and a very smooth curve to the touch
Comments and critiques welcome

-- Kiefer 松





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#1 posted 08-26-2012 07:21 PM

Great idea! It sure looks like it does a good job.

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"

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#2 posted 08-26-2012 07:26 PM

Very clever idea !

I’ll do one !!

Thx for sharing kiefer

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#3 posted 08-26-2012 07:39 PM

That is some smart thinking for a good idea. You send send it in to some of the woodworking publications for their Woodworking Tips section. They usually give you a really nice tool if they use it in their publication.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#4 posted 08-26-2012 07:59 PM

Very ingenious. Great use of materials on hand. Woodworkers not only make the box, but they think out side it better than anyone else.
Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 08-26-2012 08:32 PM

Great design, very smart.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#6 posted 08-26-2012 08:39 PM

very clever

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#7 posted 08-26-2012 08:41 PM

Very cool great idea.

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#8 posted 08-26-2012 09:10 PM

Very simple but effective.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#9 posted 08-26-2012 09:34 PM

Dude thats genius!

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#10 posted 08-26-2012 09:43 PM

very clever! I expect to see one like that offered for sale soon.

-- In God We Trust

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#11 posted 08-26-2012 09:44 PM

I’m putting you in for a promotion! Senior tool maker! Nice work!!

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

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#12 posted 08-26-2012 10:13 PM

This may not be quite as handy and useful as the two-in-one whistle and beer opener, but still quite clever. I gotta make me one of these. Thanks, buddy.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#13 posted 08-26-2012 11:04 PM

Kiefer, that is a great idea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Way to go!!..............Jim

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

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#14 posted 08-26-2012 11:08 PM

A great tool and easy to make. Thanks.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#15 posted 08-26-2012 11:41 PM

HEY…. That works!!

Good one Kiefer.

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

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