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Forum topic by wiser1934 posted 09-25-2012 03:12 AM 3569 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-25-2012 03:12 AM

anyone have any plans for making i vertical spindle sander? i have an old 1/4 horse motor i can use. think i also have the motor mount. thanks anyone

-- wiser1934, new york


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#1 posted 09-25-2012 05:11 PM

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#2 posted 09-25-2012 06:04 PM

Is this an oscillating spindle sander?

I do have a spare motor sitting around that is doing nothing but taking up space!

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#3 posted 09-26-2012 01:48 AM

want to build one. i have a motor thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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#4 posted 09-26-2012 01:53 AM

thanks for the link

-- wiser1934, new york

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#5 posted 09-26-2012 04:09 AM

oldnovice, the plan I posted doesn’t oscillate, it’s just your basic spindle sander from 1990 or so. I have a spare motor sitting around too and have been thinking of building one.

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#6 posted 09-26-2012 05:18 AM

wormil,

The motor I have is a old 1/2HP servo motor that is reversible, variable speed, an variable run up/run down speed. It’s a little overkill for this but what the h… its not doing anything anyway.

The other application I had in mind was a rotating finish table for spray finishing and maybe it can do both!

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#7 posted 09-27-2012 01:40 AM

thank you for the offer, but i have a motor. also found plans for a table top setup i can build. regards, paul

-- wiser1934, new york

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#8 posted 09-27-2012 01:42 AM

downloaded your link to woodworkers journal. thank you very much

-- wiser1934, new york

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