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Posted on Making a homemade 12" disc sander

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#1 posted 12-27-2013 04:06 AM

I tried building one(12” disk sander) using the following link :

The main problem for me was to cut a well balanced 12” disk out of MDF and attaching it to a 2” pulley.
I soon realized I would have a better chance of success finding a 12” aluminum disk like what you might find as Shopsmith accessory.
I ended up buying a ready made one and never looked back.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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