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BELT SANDER ATTACHMENT (VIDEO)

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Project by kiefer posted 03-25-2017 03:51 PM 2449 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_02phaO3iNs&t=54s
I made this belt sander attachment with a good precision adjustment fixture for someone that does not have a disc sander for which I posted the similar attachment some time ago .This attachment works surprisingly well .
Watch the video and see .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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Andre

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#1 posted 03-25-2017 04:09 PM

I could of used that yesterday when I was making a new insert for the bandsaw! I hate sanding, but sometimes it’s sure saves time and is the only practical way to go! Make Shavings not Dust! LOL!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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oldrivers

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#2 posted 03-25-2017 06:28 PM

Very Good!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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peteg

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#3 posted 03-25-2017 07:12 PM

A pretty cool piece of gear Klaus, gets the job done real accurate with easy adjustment
cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 03-25-2017 08:37 PM

Klaus, without a doubt, this is a great way to accurately sand down the circle. A lot like a circle cutter on a bandsaw with micro adjustment. THUMBS UP. I’ll keep this in mind.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 03-25-2017 08:52 PM

Very good!

But, couldn’t this also be used with a Disk Sander as well! :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php?media/albums/users/joe-lyddon.1389/

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kiefer

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#6 posted 03-25-2017 09:54 PM

Andre
You should have one you would enjoy the sanding dust it would be a nice change. LOL

oldrivers
Thanks.

Thanks Pete
With a little patience you can get some very accurate results .

Thanks Dave
The advantage is that you get a nice smooth edge and more accuracy .

Thanks Joe
I hope you watched the video and you will hear me say that I also have a similar setup on my disc sander but not everyone has one so this is another option as more people own a belt sander. Here is the link to the disc sander version http://lumberjocks.com/projects/92996

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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woodshaver Tony C

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#7 posted 03-25-2017 09:57 PM

Very clever idea Klaus! Simple and adjustable! Much better than freehand sanding to a line!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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kiefer

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#8 posted 03-25-2017 10:01 PM

Thanks Tony
I am a big fan of simple and this is so much faster and more accurate then sanding to the line and you will see that in my next video post when I make the sanding drum .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#9 posted 03-25-2017 11:02 PM

Klaus, As I said on YouTube….”Better and better.”

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 03-25-2017 11:54 PM

I have to agree with Tony . . . Very clever.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#11 posted 03-26-2017 01:42 AM

Nice jig.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#12 posted 03-26-2017 02:32 AM

Great jig idea Klaus, thanks for sharing this.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#13 posted 03-26-2017 03:59 AM

nice idea and video.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#14 posted 03-26-2017 12:32 PM

Klaus, this is a wonderful solution to a sanding problem. You have done a fine job on building this rig for your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Roger

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#15 posted 03-26-2017 12:55 PM

You’re a fantastic fabricator sir.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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