This is a pdf stepbystep instruction to help you build your own 2x72 tilting belt grinder like. The best feature of the belt sander is its simplicity. Today i will show you how to make a homemade belt grinder from soviut juicer. As an alternative, we built the portable edge sander you see above. Includes stepbystep instructions to build the belt grinder, the platen attachment, and the table holder. My name is darek and in this video ill show you how i made the belt sander. I have a quantity of 14 plate and 2x2 thick and thin walled tubing and angle, couple spare motors on hand with the requisite tools welder, drill press, antique mill and lathe and was thinking of buildng one for knife grinding. Recently, a talented cad user who was building a grinder off my plans was courteous enough to model the grinder and each part within a cad platform and print the plans to pdf. Youve probably already taken a shot at making a knife or you are ready to give a go and have started looking at the tools involved and the ridiculous prices for the most important tool the belt grinder. I have produced a detailed set of drawings for this machine. If you plan to paint your thickness sander, youll want to do that now. When you drive in the wedges into the anchors to trap the belt, give them a tap with a mallet to secure the belt tightly. Oscillating edgespindle sander digital pdf plan etsy. At this point, you can screw the support assemblies to the base.
The sander works great as shown and even better when you clamp the workpiece to a bench so you can guide the sander with two hands. Since theres no motor, its easier to store when its not being used. Building this thickness sander was a very rewarding project. Homemade belt grinder constructed from surplus tubing and angle iron, springs, an electric motor, and offtheshelf contact wheels and step pulleys.
Cook having earned my living from one form of woodworking or another for the last 15 years, i feel qualified to talk about. Many computersdevices already have an app for pdf files. Oscillating edgespindle sander digital pdf plan, oscillating edge belt spindle sander, edge sander plan, spindle sender plan, belt sander. If you havent built my tilting belt grinder yet, you can get plans for that here, and find more info about it here. If you want to machine your own wheels, here is a pdf and a cad drawing. Youll find a thousand and one uses for it once you put one together, and its very easy to put one together. The sander has excellent dust collection from the belt and the disk when connected to a small shop vac. A hp motor drives the 2 x 36 abrasive belt around two wheels. Emerald isles kmg copy great looking kit by simplatic. Metal projects welding projects 2x72 belt grinder plans diy belt sander knife grinder knife making tools diy belts hobbies for men cheap hobbies pdf plan only.
For more information on getting great results when painting mdf, turn to page 15. If you would like to make your own tilting belt grinder, you can buy a pdf plan for it below, or download a sketchup model of it. Powered by an electric motor and fabricated from aluminum plate. Once you own a stationary belt sander, its hard to imagine life without one. Shopbuilt thickness sander a lowcost alternative to handplaning by s. Now lastly this is a step by step how to make a grinder. The plans the downloadable plans and instructions will give you all the information necessary to build a thickness sander similar to the one pictured and described here. With things the way they are with the economy, more and more woodworkers are looking to get the most use out of the tools they already have, which is why i created this simple base fixture that transforms a standard portable belt sander into a small horizontal benchtop sander.
Advanced gunsmithing book pdf inexpensive plasma cutters. Build diy belt sander plans pdf pdf plans wooden japanese. In this video i give you an overview of a belt sander that works very well and is easy to build. As makers of things, we often use whatever parts are available and this means every build is something personal and unique. This will play a major role during assembly if they arent. Welcome to the sayber open source grinder project the concept of this project is to share and improve belt grinder designs in a free and open way.
Constructive feedback is always appreciated and encouraged. Cook having earned my living from one form of woodworking or another for the last 15 years, i feel qualified to talk about ways of making sawdust. Grinder from plans homemade belt grinder constructed from plans. Belt length does not matter as i can have them made up locally. The table is designed to be higher at the rear end of the sander. I have put well over 200 hours into producing a set of plans and instructions to build the sander. Both identical, 1hp open frame motors, they were very reasonably priced. This is a pdf stepbystep instruction to help you build your own. Clamped to a bench in your shop, these workhorses deburr, contour, polish, grind and shape almost any type of material. How to make a 2 in 1 belt grinder free diy plans and 3d. Belt grinder table holder gen 2 design jers woodshop. His plans are well written and easy to follow and the finished product is rock solid check out the washer vibration test below.
Bg272 diy 2 x 72 belt grinder diy knifemakers info center. Make sure that all of your steel pieces are cut to the correct length. Videos you watch may be added to the tvs watch history and influence tv recommendations. This will make hole location and measuring go much smoother. If yours doesnt, several free versions are available. Also the dimensions i give are the ones i chose to. Oct 19, 2010 youll find the drum sander does a better job, isnt that much slower, and flattens the board as well as a planer will. Belt sander belt sander, diy belt sander, belt grinder. Add versatility to your belt sander with a diy 3position stand. Any tool that can help take the drudgery out of sanding is a welcome addition to most shops. Learn the basics of woodworking woodworkers are artists who manufacture a wide range of products like furniture, cabinets, cutting boards, and tables and. Belt grinder plans homemade belt grinder plans consisting of a set of cad drawings. May 03, 2016 mounting the sander makes it easy and safe to shape small pieces while taking advantage of the fast material removal that makes a belt sander desirable in the first place.
Flat platen tool i bought this one but the second link i provided has the plans. Please note that i have not built this sander myself, but i know the design works from pats sander. Made easy free download pdf learn woodworking online learn the basics of woodworking. My larger project for the future is a stationary belt sander. I am trying to draw up some plans for it and will share them with anyone who would like. How to build a sanding jig to make your belt sander a. I have been designing and building my own version of a 2x72 belt grinder for a number of years and i made some modifications over the years to where they are now. So why not buy a set of pdf plans for this belt sander instant download. Then your portable whack ammunition sander just table plan mounts for weddings isnt er sanding it for you anymore. A dedicated disc sander is a useful addition to any shop, but its another tool expense that often falls down the list of must haves until it never gets purchased.
Apr 09, 2020 today i will show you how to make a homemade belt grinder from soviut juicer. Building plans and projects these vintage plans are for a old fashion handheld bang up apt the state of translate the total plans hoosier state the pdf. Includes dimensions and photos of an assembled unit contact wheels for stationary belt sander ofn forums metal working tips. Lathe tools on a belt sander for the new guy free plans. Craftsman 2 x 42inch belt sander is a very good general purpose belt sander. The plan and instuction package are available to buy. No weld grinder detailed plans to build knife grinder homemade tools, diy. This is an indepth overview of how to make a belt sander. From the ubiquitous 2 x 72 belt grinders which are popluar within the knifemaking and metal working communities, to mods and hacks for 1 x 30 and 4 x 36 sander grinders. Guaranteedunless youre dealing with a lot of rough lumber, the drum sander will be used and worth 10 times what the planer will be.
Building your own drum, belt or thickness sander home made drum sander. A trip to princess auto had me leaving with 2 treadmill motors in hand. No physical items will be shipped this is a pdf stepbystep instruction to help you build your own 2x72 tilting belt grinder like mine. Add versatility to your belt sander with a diy 3position. Homemade belt sander plans pdf, for beginners and advanced from experts. Bg272 gallery of builds since i made the bg272 belt grinder in 20, there have been many knifemakers that have built their own variations. Thickness sander plans these plans are based on pat hawleys thickness sander. A fullsize, dedicated edge sander is one of those tools that would be nice to have if you have the space. Oscillating edge spindle sander is a diy project that allows you to easily create a very usable machine, which thanks to the applied concept of two machines in one, in addition to. To prevent the drive belt from rubbing against the guard installed later, its important to align the center of the support assemblies with the arbor shaft of your table saw figure 1b. A builtin tracking adjustment and automatic tensioning keep the belt in line. Homemade belt grinder plans consisting of a set of cad drawings. How to make a homemade 2x72 belt sander or belt grinder. Place the metal like this and weld it in to place each piece is inches long square tubing 2x2 and 4mm thick.
So it has another output that is not being used currently and offroad forum plans for building your own belt sander pirate4x4. They include sketchup plans, material list, parts supplier list, assembly instructions, and general usage techniques. Eight of these builds include detailed homemade belt sander plans. How to make a belt grinder shank knives shank homemade. I will probably combine a disc sander and table, and enable slack or platen sanding. After looking around at some designs i figured i could probably make one myself.
Size the table supports so the tables top is slightly below the bottom edge of the belt at the low end and 1 to 11. If you do not have a 3d modeling software i have also included a 3d pdf that will. I am trying to draw up some plans for it and will share them with anyone who would like to have them once i get them done. To instantly download a free pdf ebook version of this article, click here. Belt grinder completed hands down, jeremy schmidts belt grinder is the best diy belt grinder i have seen available on the net. Great for the woodworking shop as well as the metalworking shop. Plus the board is sanded and ready to go with very little touch up sanding.
Full dimensions and assembly details are included in these pdf plans. Make sure that your drill press is square, that is that the quill and table are square, otherwise the holes that you drill will not be square. I have a wide belt sander, so i sand all my stiles and rails to the same thickness. I have been wanting a 2 x 72 belt grinder ever since i started making knives on. Its a scaleddown version of a big, commercial unit with several advantages. If so, you need a decent belt grinder, preferably in the 2. But many of us dont have the funds for an expensive, dedicated stationary tool like this. And each support is flush with the edges of the base. Apr 9, 2018 this is a pdf stepbystep instruction to help you build your own. Because of piracy issues, we do not offer sketchup ofrgcode cnc versions of our plans. Heres the grinder well after all of the thinking and talking about it, here is the grinder that i built.
Homemade dual belt grinder and sander constructed from a surplus grinder. No physical items will be shipped this is a pdf stepbystep instruction to help you build your own 2x72 tilting belt grinder. Belt grinder homemade belt grinder fabricated from steel. Theres lots more to like about stumpys sander, but the best part is it can be built for very little, with a pvc drum, an old motor, some bearings and misc hardware, and a sheet of plywood. If you would like to download plans for this project, click the blue join button next to the subscribe button. The inner pieces are 1 12 inch square tubing 3 pieces one 17 inches long and two 15 inches long. This is one of the most versatile belt grinders ever made. Shopbuilt edge sander woodworking project woodsmith plans. All my plans are in metric, but you can change them to imperial on sketchup under the command windowmodel information, although its not completely effective at converting. This shopmade belt sander is a great solution for a wide variety of jobs working with metal and wood.
I have been wanting a 2 x 72 belt grinder ever since i started making knives on my wimpy 4 x 36 belt sander. May 07, 2018 in this video i give you an overview of a belt sander that works very well and is easy to build. Let me know if you have any problem with the plans. Any attachment or table can be fitted in the two slots in the frame, and the grinder. Jeremy schmidts diy videos are both entertaining and informative. So i set out to design my own and i shamelessly borrowed as many ideas as i could. I am also looking for building plans for a drum sander and yours is one of the best ive encountered. Dont try to rush through it and the end result will be a grinder that works better than you ever imagined. This set of plans and instructions are very complete well over 200 hours went into developing them alas. Homemade knife grinder adapted from a portable belt sander. I had access to our scrap bin at work that often had squa. Drill press edge sander woodworking project woodsmith plans. If you would like to make a table holder like this for your own tilting belt grinder, you can download a sketchup model of it below, as well as a pdf plan.
Use a file, grinder or belt sander to ensure their squareness. I would gladly pay for a set of plans if your willing to sell. Its also very compact with a small footprint, so it doesnt take up a lot of space in a small shop. So when our design team proposed this shopmade version built from common materials and hardware, i knew wed hit the jackpot for both practicality and. Does anyone know of any plans for something like this. What you may not know is that an ordinary bench grinder is easy to convert into a disc sander by simply replacing a grinding wheel with a plywood disk and a spacer see page 46. When i realized the price of a machine, my jaw hit the floor. Diy 2 x 72 belt grinder project like almost every newbie knifemaker owning a decent belt grinder is dream. Begin by making sure that all of the cuts on your metal pieces are square, both laterally and longitudinally. Diy horizontal benchtop sander rockler woodworking and. Scaled printable plans of many parts in pdf and jpeg, a4 format. Includes dimensions and photos of an assembled unit. If playback doesnt begin shortly, try restarting your device.1006 925 1215 72 1026 619 1137 1255 1563 246 1349 956 1418 447 417 1647 191 1429 1587 648 133 715 1044 1459 1338 249 235 168 243 775 641 602 850 1223 550 1480 56 877