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Barnsley Reproduction Build #17: Top is Flattened

03-04-2015 02:49 AM by stevo_wis | 6 comments »

I was able to take my top to the night class I have been attending. They have a beautiful wide belt sander. It has two belts and it was set up with 120 and 150 grits. Before sanding, i just hit the high spots with my Bedrock 606. The machine is very accurate to the point where the second belt is set just a few thousands deeper than the first belt so that it grinds out the grooves from the rougher grit. It only takes about 8 thousands of an inch per pass and it took about five passes on each side to come up with a perfectly flat and silky finish. It did take three of us to feed, catch and flip the top. I had thought about using a table saw to rip and cut the top to length, but ...

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