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HuckD

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208 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: shopsmith sanding sander disc disk

I’m kicking around the idea of building a dedicated 12” disc sander. I’ve searched here, ebay, and Shopsmith’s site and cannot find the arbor hold diameter on the Shopsmith sanding disc. Does anyone know the size?

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Loren

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#1 posted 208 days ago

5/8” I think.

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#2 posted 208 days ago

5/8” for sure. I own 2.

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#3 posted 208 days ago

5/8” I measured it to be sure.

A few examples of Shopsmith Mini/Shorty Sanding Stations



These are shortened to save space but if you can use it full size it can be used for other things as well. Used Shopsmiths are way cheaper than a 12 inch disk sander/belt sander combination and can be used for other things.

Ask over at the Shopsmith forum.

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#4 posted 208 days ago

Thanks guys. That’s what my motor is.

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#5 posted 191 days ago

BadBob thanks for the sanding station shorty idea! i recently nabbed an old 500 that i’ll use for just that purpose

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