Todd Hunt's drum sanderTodd Hunter writes:
I am planning to build a wooden airplane someday and, as you can imagine, I will need to make a lot of parts by laminating strips. So, I need a thickness sander. While looking at your reader projects I noticed Ron Walters' drum sander. I thought I might try to make my own.
I wanted an open-ended design. Commercial models with the capacity I needed cost over $1000. I just added up my costs and I completed mine for around $350.
Adjustment screw design adapted from Ron's sander.
Pat Hawley's thickness sander
edge belt sander
Ron Walters's drum sander
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