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How I built my disc sander

07-08-2014 05:58 PM by Dror | 12 comments »

It all started with a old dryer that had a very good motor. I took it out of the dryer, cleaned it and after a short inspection I decided it could use a new life. I operated the motor mounted on a short scrap wood and used a saw to shorten the shaft and then a rasp to make it suitable for my needs. Had a friend turn a 4” flange to hold an MDF disc sized 10.2” with 6 bolts. Drilled the disc and prepared the surface for flash mounting the bolts. While the motor was turning I used a chisel to correct the center and reduce the diameter to match a 10 ” disc. several coats and sanding to make it better hold the Velcro disc. Took the wires and m...

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