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Forum topic by steveman posted 477 days ago 1134 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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steveman

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477 days ago

Hey all,

I’ve got one of those vintage 9 inch disc 6 inch belt craftsman sanders. Belt driven, with the motor under the table.

Kinda like this one:

http://vintagemachinery.org/photoindex/detail.aspx?id=11052

Although mine is a single speed, like this:

http://vintagemachinery.org/photoindex/detail.aspx?id=11640

I’ve rigged two tables similar to the first link. I found a second table on ebay for cheap. I usually orient the belt standing upright, again, like the first link.

Anybody have any pics of a good dust collection solution for one of these? I’m guessing perhaps rig some pvc fittings, or maybe build a box. The tables are tilt-able, so it would be cool to find a solution that still allows for table tilting.

Any ideas?

Please don’t respond suggesting I buy a different sander. That is not going to happen :)

-Steve


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CrazeeTxn

150 posts in 577 days


#1 posted 472 days ago

Steve -

How about something like this? I belive they make a mini one too. Could set it up on the table next to it or something.

http://www.amazon.com/Woodstock-D4242-Gulp-Dust-Hood/dp/B005W17T4C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1367942655&sr=8-1&keywords=big+gulp

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oldretiredjim

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#2 posted 465 days ago

no real solutions yet??? i’m looking for the same thing. maybe the comment will bump the thread. somebody here has done it.

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