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Forum topic by toonman78 posted 07-14-2012 03:43 AM 1858 views 1 time favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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toonman78

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07-14-2012 03:43 AM

thought I’d share my 15” drum sander build with everyone. I was a fun weekend project that I get a lot of use out of. I found a 1hp motor on c-list and got the bearings at my local tractor supply. total cost was 150.00. yes that is a car jack, dont laugh. I still want to add on a top surface so I can sand on top of the drum as well.

-- www.toonbass.webs.com


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fussy

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#1 posted 07-14-2012 09:20 AM

Looks good. How does it work and how about dusst collectiion? Did you make the roller out of concentric circles glued up?

Steve

-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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kizerpea

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#2 posted 07-14-2012 11:41 AM

I like it…good job…whats next…..i like to build my tools to…cyclone, air filter,bandsaw rebuild…sill lookin for the rite tablesaw to build….keep posting my friend..

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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EricBosloor

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#3 posted 01-28-2013 04:37 AM

Upon my return from my travels scouting for cheap storage locations, I rummaged thru my garden shed and found materials to build my drum sander build. It was not laborious, and it did not take a lot of my time. I showed it to a couple of friends and they thought it was expensive. But when I told them about the cost, the first thing they explained was, “It is cheap.” I was proud of it when I showed it off.

-- Eric Bosloor : http://supercheapselfstorage.com.au/facilities/sydney/greater-sydney/north-shore/

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