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Woodsmith Edge sander

by moke
posted 11-19-2018 06:31 PM


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AlaskaGuy

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#1 posted 11-20-2018 07:35 AM

I can’t answer you motor question. I can give you my opinion on if its worth it. I think it is.

I built this one back in 1999. It was in ShopNotes 37. Still use it today. Never a problem with it.

BTW this sander as very little vibration. All the green colored material is the dreaded no good for nothing MDF or particle board.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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Robert

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#2 posted 11-20-2018 03:01 PM

Nice AK.

I can’t comment on motor, either but I suspect you need at least a 1HP induction motor. Sanding can take a lot of power.

Mattias Wandel also had an oscillating version if that’s of interest.

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moke

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#3 posted 11-21-2018 06:10 PM

AKguy, Nice! That looks like it only a different color! Thanks! I wonder if they recycle the plans?

rw, I will look at that motor to see what it is….Thanks

-- Mike

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moke

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#4 posted 11-21-2018 06:11 PM

AKguy, Nice! That looks like it only a different color! Thanks! I wonder if they recycle the plans?

rw, I will look at that motor t see what it is….Thanks…..I have an old dryer motor but if I remember right, it is 1750 rpm….will that work?

-- Mike

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AlaskaGuy

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#5 posted 11-21-2018 06:27 PM



AKguy, Nice! That looks like it only a different color! Thanks! I wonder if they recycle the plans?

rw, I will look at that motor t see what it is….Thanks…..I have an old dryer motor but if I remember right, it is 1750 rpm….will that work?

- moke

It would be interesting to know if the new plan has any changes from the old plan

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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ohtimberwolf

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#6 posted 11-24-2018 09:58 PM

Moke: I PM’d you.

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