Disc Sander Project

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Project by kellum posted 12-16-2015 08:24 AM 1689 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few years ago a friend gave me a small Craftsman bandsaw. I didn’t need the bandsaw, but I needed a sander. So I cannibalized the motor, switch and a wheel and turned it into a 10” disc sander. I sacrificed a tilting table for dust collection. I couldn’t figure out how to do both. To my amazement it works quite well and is square.

-- KRK

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#2 posted 12-16-2015 04:36 PM

Nice design. I like the idea you can remove the top and have good access to replace the disc.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 12-16-2015 06:48 PM

like it!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#4 posted 12-17-2015 05:47 AM

I need one too, must find a motor

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