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  • RonaldR commented on bongodrummer's instructable BIG Disk Sander: Build, Use and Tips1 week ago
    BIG Disk Sander: Build, Use and Tips

    WHAT A GREAT HOME BUILD , But I don’t have to skills or equipment to do the metal work so the one Iam building has 2 x12’ Discs andall my work is with plywood & MDF1 hp Bench Grinder 1,000x 400mm base, Centre Block to raise the grinder Left and Right blocks fortables. Table 400mm x 400mm made from three pieces of Board the 20mm MDF has a Triangle routed 4mm deep 305 bottom on side facing sander the triangle is to the centre of theboard 25.4mm hole drilled inside top oftriangle with a 25mm pvc pipe gluedin. The bottom board which is also top of block is 400mm w 300deep has a 25mm w slot that is 90mm long and each side slot for the fastening bolt on each side also allows table to be slid back tochange discs . on top has 12mm MDF 400x400 glued ...see more »WHAT A GREAT HOME BUILD , But I don’t have to skills or equipment to do the metal work so the one Iam building has 2 x12’ Discs andall my work is with plywood & MDF1 hp Bench Grinder 1,000x 400mm base, Centre Block to raise the grinder Left and Right blocks fortables. Table 400mm x 400mm made from three pieces of Board the 20mm MDF has a Triangle routed 4mm deep 305 bottom on side facing sander the triangle is to the centre of theboard 25.4mm hole drilled inside top oftriangle with a 25mm pvc pipe gluedin. The bottom board which is also top of block is 400mm w 300deep has a 25mm w slot that is 90mm long and each side slot for the fastening bolt on each side also allows table to be slid back tochange discs . on top has 12mm MDF 400x400 glued to top and lid for the routed dust port #1 Then the bottom of the sandingwheel is boxed in base slot across directly under sanding disc with PVC conduitglued I place then a slot routed across top opening conduit the area belowtable is boxed in with front and back sides angled and starting near the edgeof conduit (blocked off one end and connector for vacuum cleaner.The wheels are made from 2x 350mm Sq pieces of ply glued and screwed together hole drilled in centre and then wheel created by cutting circleusing table saw . One wheel had 40 grit disc and theother has 180grit Don’t have photos ready as have onlycut all the pieces waiting for new brad gun to arrive to assemble (brads holdin place while glue sets saves having to have a lot of expensive clamps)Also making mounting frame forhand belt sander so can be used as a fixed vertical and horizontal beltsander and still easily removed to useas hand power tool. Building most of woodworkingmachinery in my work shop thanks to the inspiration and guidance by all thesewonderful people in INSTRUCTABLES & YOUTUBE

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