2x42 shop made belt sander -- now 2x48!! 05-22-2008 06:52 pm this is a re-visit to this really neat belt sander lane amp; i made up some time back and since it was so pupular last time and we seem to have had quite a few recent joiners to the forum there oughta be a few that might like to check it.
2x42 shop made belt sander -- now 2x48!! 05-22-2008, 06:52 PM This is a re-visit to this really neat belt sander Lane & I made up some time back, and since it was so pupular last time and we seem to have had quite a few recent joiners to the forum, there oughta be a few that might like to check it out.
Todd Hunt's open framed thickness sander.Roger Gallant's strip sander/sharpener.Roger Gallant's edge belt sander.
A belt grinder designed to keep up with professionals.Your belt grinder should be simple to use, but have all the features you need.AmeriBrade focuses on keeping designs effortless to use so it is a joy to take advantage of every feature.That allows you to focus more time on developing your skill instead of fighting with your tools.
Any tool that can help take the drudgery out of sanding is a welcome addition to most shops.A large edge sander is a perfect example.But many of us don’t have the funds for an expensive, dedicated stationary tool like this.So when our design team proposed this shop-made version built from common materials and hardware, I knew we’d hit the jackpot for both practicality and affordability .
Aug 12, 2017 Ever since I saw a belt grinder in use, I saw the many uses it could have in the shop.After pricing them, I found that they were quite pricey, so I figured I could make my own.I spent the next year or so scrounging up parts to make one.Every time I came across a scrap or piece of something that looked useful, I set it aside.
A few years ago, RIDGID sent us a couple sanders to review.One of them was the outstanding RIDGID Oscillating Edge/Belt Spindle Sander Model # EB4424.At the time we also received their 3″ Heavy Duty Variable Speed Belt Sander Model #R2740.
Building a 1 belt 5 disk drill powered sander.Leer este art culo en espa ol I first had the idea for this diy belt sander two years ago and quickly made the prototype, with the intention that I would build the final version shortly thereafter.
The term belt sander is something of a blanket expression that can be used to refer to many different power tools, the common thread being that they use a belt of sand paper that rapidly spins around drums which hold it taut.Some belt sanders are handheld, and are moved over the surface of the object to be smoothed.Others are larger and sit atop (or are affixed .
Dec 13, 2015 Hah! I am all about lazy.I just looked at some of your other shop built machines.After making my own belt sander recently, I’ve been thinking about making a jointer so I’m going to put that one in my favorites list.-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man.
Dec 27, 2014 Since [Pat] already had access to a pretty nice wood shop, it only made sense to build the thickness sander primarily out of wood.The frame is made from standard 2 4’s.
Disc and belt sanders are used on wood and generally operate at higher speeds than grinders, which are used with metal workpieces.Disc grinders are benchtop tools that have a round flat surface used to shape and finish metal.
Fast forward to the NEXT Wood Show .I finally broke down and bought one of these sanding machine kits.I purchased the 18 kit, which consists of a couple of steel pulleys, a link belt, 2 low-profile bearing blocks and of course the 18 drum.You have to supply a small quarter or half horse motor, and of course the wood to build the sander.
First, I determined that the disc was not quite centred on the mounting block.I fixed that by fixing a belt sander and rotating the disk against the sandpaper.This gave me a perfectly round circle.It turned out that there was a small wobble in the disc, which was enough to shake the motor.
Given the state of today's belt sanders, building this one might just save you a pile of cash.Simple and inexpensive to build the power sander described here finds hundreds of uses around the shop, especially in surfacing large areas -- such as boat planing, interior floors, and the larger furniture projects.
Homemade Drum Sander: We actually made it and it works! A drum sander has been on our need/want list for a very long time and we are thrilled that we DIY'd it! This homemade drum sander is going to help out so much and make sanding less awful.
How to Build a Surface Sander The framework is made of 16-gauge (about .070 inch), 1 inch-square tubular steel stock .Which can be replaced with a heavier-walled material if necessary.
I needed a belt sander wide enough to sand down the corners of my box joints flush to the sides of the boxes I make.I had the belt custom made at an online store that does that, and I designed and built the sander.The sanding belt is 12” wide and 48” long.
Jan 02, 2013 I'm knee deep in a building a vertical narrow belt sander that was featured in an issue of Shop Notes magazine a while back.
Jul 27, 2013 Shop-made belt sander I've built another tool.This is just a small one, a belt sander using a drill as the motor.I saw the plans in one of my The Scale Cabinetmaker magazines.I would have to say that these instructions were probably the most challenging to decipher (meaning it wasn't written too well in my opinion.
Jun 24, 2016 Master woodworker Matthias Wandel has been slowly building out his workshop with more and more homemade equipment.Last time it was a lathe, and now it's a belt sander.
Industrial Abrasive Belt Sanders Our belt sanders are designed for deburring, graining, metallurgical polishing, flattening surfaces.
Mar 09, 2008 I have a disc sander (8 ) that looks like it was made out of an old grinder.So it has another output that is not being used currently.I was thinking that a 1 or so belt sander like the neat one posted a couple of weeks ago.It had a solid backed portion, a wheel portion and a free hand portion.
May 03, 2016 Mounting the sander makes it easy and safe to shape small pieces while taking advantage of the fast material removal that makes a belt sander desirable in the first place.While he is happy with how the project turned out and the sander now sees a lot of use, Palma plans to take the concept further next time.
Oct 30, 2019 Upgrade your sander.Belt sanders are simple tools that don’t need many improvements.However, if you use your belt sander in the shop, consider these two upgrades.Belt sanders always come with a built-in dust bag that collects most of the coarser dust and needs regular emptying.However, plenty of fine dust still gets into .
Shop made CNC and wide belt sander Listing #39 Listed on: 05/30/2011: .Part of the reasons for this build were to construct a machine that was capable of machining wood and metal.The end result provided a machine that was capable of milling wood, aluminum and steel.The machine has a working table size of 30 x 50.
The first is this 1″ x 42″ belt sander that can be used for a number of things, like sanding and shaping wood, metal or plastic.It can also be used to sharpen chisels, plane irons or anything else that has an edge.
The Revolution 2x72 DIY Tilting Belt Grinder Plan Set PLANS INSTANTLY DELIVERED TO YOUR EMAIL AFTER PURCHASE The Revolution 2x72 was designed with the home builder in mind.All the steel, materials and tools needed to fabricate this powerful machine are very easy to come by.
Thickness sander plans These plans are based on Pat Hawley's thickness sander.Please note that I have not built this sander myself, but I know the design works from Pat's sander.Unlike some of my other woodworking machine plans, I didn't actually build the sander, so I don't have detailed construction pictures and instructions.
This shop-made belt sander is a great solution for a wide variety of jobs working with metal and wood.The best feature of the belt sander is its simplicity.A 1/3-HP motor drives the 2” x 36” abrasive belt around two wheels.A built-in tracking adjustment and automatic tensioning keep the belt in line.And belt changes take about ten seconds.
To build the fixture, start by cutting out a base plate from 1/2 or 3/4 plywood or MDF that’s 14 wide and 6 to 8 longer than the length of your belt sander.It’s important to note that we’re providing the actual dimensions of my jig, but you’ll need to adjust them to fit your sander.
To that digging-in, corner-dipping belt sander, I yearned for a bet ter way to surface wood.This yearning became a necessity when I fell for a $300 bargain and ended up with 1,500 bd.Of rough sawn birch from a local mill.After doing a little research on sur facing machines, I concluded that a power-feed drum sander was what I needed.
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