Homemade thickness sander

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Blog series by usnret updated 02-26-2012 09:00 AM 1 part 13693 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: #1 The idea is born

02-26-2012 09:00 AM by usnret | 4 comments »

So I have wanted a thickness sander or drum sander, what ever you call it, for a while. Well I found a free treadmill on Craigslist. I salvaged a lot of the parts from the TM. I have the motor 95vdc, the belt rollers, the raising mechanism, the dampening mechanism, and the motor controller board. Now as for the design I am stuck on here. First I have to see if the motor controller even works so I have to build a PWM to controll it. The real decision is do i use the DC motor and steel ...

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