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Forum topic by Micah Muzny posted 09-24-2013 01:03 AM 960 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Micah Muzny

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09-24-2013 01:03 AM

I was wondering if there is a way to attach a sanding disc to my lathe…

My idea was get the drill chuck attachment and put one of the circular sanding disc that will attach to a drill. Has anyone done this and will it work?


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#1 posted 09-24-2013 01:07 AM

For sanding … or sharpening?

I’m not sure what you would hope to accomplish.

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#2 posted 09-24-2013 01:24 AM

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#3 posted 09-24-2013 01:31 AM

It would be for sanding, like a table top disc sander almost.

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#4 posted 09-24-2013 01:42 AM

Disc sanders can be pretty cheap, especially if you watch your local CraigsList.

You could make something using a face plate and a piece of MDF.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#5 posted 09-24-2013 03:01 AM

Disc and drum sanding on the lathe is very common. You can either buy a sanding disc or there are 2 ways to make your own. 1) attach a faceplate to wood, turn round and true the face, attach sandpaper. 2) Buy a tap and thread the wood directly so that you don’t tie up a faceplate.

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http://www.woodworkersguide.com/2012/04/03/a-disk-sander-for-the-lathe/

http://www.davidreedsmith.com/Articles/WoodenFaceplate/WoodenFaceplates.htm

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