Author Topic: Homemade disc sander and mini belt sander has many uses.  (Read 873 times)

Offline geoff5269

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Homemade disc sander and mini belt sander has many uses.
« on: August 30, 2018, 12:42:26 PM »
I made this 10" disc sander many years ago mainly for woodworking using an old motor. and have added extra operations over time as they were needed but I fancied one of those 1" belt sanders to get in the places the disc couldn't,  but didn't really have the room for another machine, so when I saw this Silverline power file I thought I could adapt it to do the small jobs. they are quite cheap on ebay.
Here's a video
Geoff

Offline zeeprogrammer

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Re: Homemade disc sander and mini belt sander has many uses.
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2018, 02:11:38 PM »
Thanks for posting that.  :ThumbsUp:
I found it helpful.
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Re: Homemade disc sander and mini belt sander has many uses.
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2018, 03:58:34 PM »
good idea, what it the boss on the side attached to I cant see anything on the tool itself

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Re: Homemade disc sander and mini belt sander has many uses.
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2018, 08:16:25 PM »
Kev
The boss is the second fixing point and it also allows a bit of adjustment to get the belt vertical, the clamp around the body is not enough to hold the machine firmly. in the picture the socket screw is where I had to drill into the machine.
Geoff