belt grinder

  • Advertise with us
Project by rogerxue posted 10-10-2016 09:55 PM 2818 views 16 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know it’s not a typical wood project, but it’s a very useful wood belt sander, don’t you think?

detailed blog about how I made it here:

13 comments so far

View JoeinGa's profile


7741 posts in 3020 days

#1 posted 10-10-2016 10:52 PM

Wow. That’s pretty slick. Nice job !

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

View Mork's profile


307 posts in 3788 days

#2 posted 10-10-2016 11:08 PM

Very nice! I made a simple 2-wheel sander for metal a while back. It’s amazing how useful they are.

View wcp's profile


156 posts in 1612 days

#3 posted 10-11-2016 01:06 AM

I like your design. Will be interested in how the wheels hold up. I’ve been wanting to build a 2×72 belt grinder but the cost of wheels have been holding me back from building one. Nice build.


View Ivan's profile


16626 posts in 3880 days

#4 posted 10-11-2016 04:39 AM

Definately useful in every workshop.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View MustacheMike's profile


263 posts in 3101 days

#5 posted 10-11-2016 10:47 AM


-- You can trust Mike -" because I will never pull your stash!" See my show weekly at

View Dautterguy's profile


51 posts in 4774 days

#6 posted 10-11-2016 12:02 PM

Very nice. Where do you purchase your belts? I have gotten some from a (un-named source). After 20-25 go-a-rounds they come appart at rhe seam. Talk about a wake up call. Please let me know.

View bushmaster's profile


4122 posts in 3295 days

#7 posted 10-11-2016 01:25 PM

Very nice, well engineered and done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

View splintergroup's profile


4712 posts in 2235 days

#8 posted 10-11-2016 01:51 PM

That looks like a solid build (must weigh a ton 8^)!

Is that controller next to the base (first picture) part of the sander? Variable speed? CNC? 8^)

View bobasaurus's profile


3711 posts in 4197 days

#9 posted 10-11-2016 03:44 PM

Great job, I’ve wanted one for ages to grind knives and tools.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

View drbyte's profile


847 posts in 5075 days

#10 posted 10-11-2016 04:28 PM

Very nice build! Can we get a close-up and some details about your tracking mechanism? I’d love to have one of these in my shop!

-- Dennis, WV

View helluvawreck's profile


32122 posts in 3880 days

#11 posted 10-11-2016 05:26 PM

That’s a nice looking rig. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View JCinVA's profile


232 posts in 1843 days

#12 posted 10-12-2016 03:43 AM

Well done machine and the welds look good too.

View crowie's profile


4344 posts in 2964 days

#13 posted 10-12-2016 09:40 PM

That’s one serious piece of kit you’ve build sir…so much stronger than anything one might consider to purchase from the store….WELL DONE!!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics