Shopsmith Sanding Disc arbor hole diameter?

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Forum topic by HuckD posted 09-28-2013 01:03 AM 2855 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-28-2013 01:03 AM

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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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#1 posted 09-28-2013 03:08 AM

5/8” I think.


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#2 posted 09-28-2013 03:46 AM

5/8” for sure. I own 2.

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#3 posted 09-28-2013 11:52 AM

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 09-28-2013 12:59 PM

Thanks guys. That’s what my motor is.

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#5 posted 10-15-2013 12:59 PM

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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