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Forum topic by JaySybrandy posted 04-26-2014 08:12 PM 1955 views 1 time favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JaySybrandy

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04-26-2014 08:12 PM

Topic tags/keywords: sander sanding sharpening

My dad made me a SOLID 12” disk sander out of steel and no wood (but its on my wooden table) it has a 12” steel disk out or 6mm steel and I 1/2hp motor on it

The photo was token before I mounted it to the table


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#1 posted 04-26-2014 09:09 PM

Nice! Can he make me one as well? ;)

-- Joel

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#2 posted 04-26-2014 09:18 PM

Love when people build their own tools.

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#3 posted 04-26-2014 10:13 PM

Certainly looks functional! I hope you AT LEAST offered dear old dad a beer (or his favorite beverage) as a thanks!

Here’s my version… http://lumberjocks.com/JoeinGa/blog/34349

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#4 posted 04-26-2014 10:50 PM

Nicely done Jay (and Joe).it may look easy to build one that works but I know better,tried to build one but couldn’t find a 12” disk without a mounting hole in the center of it,which would leave a dimple in the middle,I even tried with a round piece of MDF but it was way too heavy for the 1/4 hp motor.
Anyhow,well done to both of you.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#5 posted 04-27-2014 02:55 AM

and the only thing we had to buy especially for this build is 2 grub screws and a tap to fit and some 12” disk sander pads and that cost me $0 my daddy brought it xD

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#6 posted 04-27-2014 02:57 AM

and my dad said if your going to build one build it big a solid

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#7 posted 04-27-2014 06:45 AM

This is great for sharpening chisels

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