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  1. Very easy to make: Bench grinder to belt sander

    Hi.

    I have asked couple times about making simple bench grinder to belt sander conversion, that doesn't require many tools.

    This solution was the simpliest that i found.

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  2. And here is the video about making the stand: ...

    And here is the video about making the stand:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucJOqtJm11s


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucJOqtJm11s
  3. Finished

    Finished.

    Video comes later.

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  4. Building stand... 379608379609

    Building stand...

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  5. Making the guard..

    Made a guard for the belt.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWGM390aQE4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWGM390aQE4

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    Used same way to make guards for my smaller power file / belt...
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    Actually. Mild steel hardens in oil too. Only...

    Actually. Mild steel hardens in oil too. Only surface tought, but that still makes curve little stronger.
    It doesn't get really hard, but surface comes 30-40 % harder than it originally was.

    It...
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    And.. For that kind of design, i would try...

    And..

    For that kind of design, i would try this kind of way..


    Rod would be heated to red before bending, and right after the bends are made, cooled in mineral motor oil to harden the curve....
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    For the question. 1/2" = 12mm round bar...

    For the question.

    1/2" = 12mm round bar doesn't require very much.
    It can even be bent with this kind of vise mounted bender.

    https://youtu.be/aHfRvcw_C1c

    https://youtu.be/aHfRvcw_C1c
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    It seems that in this forum you can't edit posts?...

    It seems that in this forum you can't edit posts?

    Anyway here is the working video link:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg_Y2RM8JbA

    And another kind of version, made with the same way.
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    Stainless teaspoon necklace

    Hi

    I have sometimes made stuff from stainless teaspoons.
    I like its somewhat good material to work with.

    Easy to temper for desired colours etc.

    Here is a one video about making one...
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    Circle cutting guide

    Hi

    I made this circle cutting guide for cutting and routing.
    It can be used with any nonporous material.

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    I personally use it mostly with angle grinder.
    But it can be used...
  12. Mistake was on that "2mm wall" supposed to be...

    Mistake was on that "2mm wall" supposed to be 1mm.
    Too big fingers.. but there shouldt be so big difference if used 2mm wall / 6mm axle or 1mm wall / 8mm axle.
  13. That could be done with rod and pipe compination....

    That could be done with rod and pipe compination.

    Shorter rod, than the pipe. Is goin to placed inside the lower part. 10mm pipe with 2mm wall and 8mm rod inside it.

    Longer rod inside the upper...
  14. I think its enough. Those cubitron belts that i...

    I think its enough. Those cubitron belts that i use works better when speed stays fast even heavier load. So, i think 1900w ain't too much at all. :)
  15. Big power file / angle grinder attachment

    Made a big power file add to my 1900W Metabo grinder.
    Belt size 40" x 2 1/2"

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQNIXZDhYDI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQNIXZDhYDI

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    Upper one is...
  16. Thanks. Specially with flap wheels one can...

    Thanks.

    Specially with flap wheels one can easily make curves with angle grinder, both internal or external.

    That's why i use mostly straight flap wheels instead of tilted ones.
    I like that...
  17. Thank you. I tried to find the simpliest way to...

    Thank you. I tried to find the simpliest way to make it.
    "Pipe sander" is a compromise, wanted to use it with both, wood & steel.

    For polishing pipes it would have been better if the lower arm is...
  18. - Two in one belt sander angle grinder attachment -

    Hi

    This is my two in one angle grinder belt sander attachment.

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    Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64Nmd916gsI&list=PLBTZIvHTfSS2xJFcbbuddMgYO9P7ZUtxz&index=3&t=5s
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    Yep. I don't where my friend found it, but i...

    Yep. I don't where my friend found it, but i think its been under the crane..?
    Traditional track would possibly made working easier, that one was so shallow that it made using the edge little more...
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    Thank you. I won it. Now its my time to...

    Thank you. I won it.
    Now its my time to challenge him.

    That's actually quite fun, to make things that you haven't thought at all. One just gives you the subject and says how its must be done.
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    Thank you very much buddy! It took about 3-5...

    Thank you very much buddy!

    It took about 3-5 hours. So long that battery of my camera run out. I tend to forget that kind of things while making something.

    And yes i used 400-600-1200 wet...
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    Skinning knife with limited tools

    Hi

    I made a bet with a friend.

    Could i forge a skinning knife from a file without
    Real anvil with a horn?

    File was 5mm thick and 38mm wide.
    Requirements for the blade was to make it...
  23. Disc sander from crappy wood chipper.

    Hi

    I bought an old wood shredder couple years ago.
    Paid 30$ from it.. and soon i realized that it really wasn't
    good at all.

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    Its desing didn't work at all with fresh wood, where...
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    Nice! That really is a working stand too!

    Nice!

    That really is a working stand too!
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    Thank you, i know that the table is stable and...

    Thank you, i know that the table is stable and sturdy. There's no doubt from it.

    I asked about the weight.
    Because i was wondering, that could it be possible to open the latch with one hand,...
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    Thank you very much. I hope you watched the...

    Thank you very much. I hope you watched the longer version, i think that's much better.. ?

    I made that axe for a friend that had just recovered from a cancer, second time.

    Here is the finished...
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    Very nice looking result.👍 Are you still able...

    Very nice looking result.👍

    Are you still able to adjust the height of the drill press table? Or move sideways? Or is the grinder too heavy that it wouldn't be reasonable?

    Sorry for asking so...
  28. Swiveling stool that douples as a long workpiece support too.

    Hi to all.

    This is one project that i tought it could
    interest some people here.

    Originally i made this kind of stool to my workplace.
    Its mounted to vise stand like this one that i made...
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    Thank you. No, i didn't weld it all. I actually...

    Thank you.
    No, i didn't weld it all. I actually wanted to use angle grinder for making as much it was possible.

    Making can be seen from this video, if one is interested?
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    Those Evolution blades doesn't like thick zinc...

    Those Evolution blades doesn't like thick zinc coating, i have noticed that, blade gets dull very fast.

    But i have accidentally cut 2" stainless 316 rods with it without problem.

    My old...
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    Hi I don't know is it ok to "steal " the...

    Hi

    I don't know is it ok to "steal " the thread?
    But, i tought that it would be unnecessary to start another one, with similar content.

    Here is the one that i made from a 200mm long rr-track. ...
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    Hi I answered to you. And i didn't got the...

    Hi

    I answered to you. And i didn't got the wrong impression. :)

    That U-tube channel is just for fun.
    It actually started accidentally, years ago i wrote blog posts to Dremel's blog.
    It...
  33. That's nice. It actually couldn't be better. I...

    That's nice. It actually couldn't be better.
    I need to build something like that too.. i just need to find solution for a little more limited space.
    That upper section was a good idea, thanks!
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    Hi I have two Evolution chop saws. Rage 2 and...

    Hi

    I have two Evolution chop saws. Rage 2 and Evosaw 380

    Evosaw blades are not limited, and those can be used with cheaper Rage 2 saws too.
    Actually those saws are nearly similar, same motor,...
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    Hi I tried to answer to you earlier, but it...

    Hi

    I tried to answer to you earlier, but it seems that i pressed something else than quote?

    If i have "reported" something or something like that, i am very sorry. :)

    U- tube channel is just...
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    Hi. And thank you. I made it by myself ....

    Hi.

    And thank you.

    I made it by myself .
    Here is instructable about it.

    https://www.instructables.com/id/-Ultimate-Circle-Arch-Cutting-Guide-/

    Its not very good tought, i just like to...
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    Thank you. I need to use cut off wheels a lot...

    Thank you.

    I need to use cut off wheels a lot in my day job.

    Usually plates, specially thick stainless ones, are allways little thicker than nominal size.
    Designers doesn't remember that, so...
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    Hi from Finland

    Hi

    My name is Tuomas.

    Originally i started my career in metalworking as an machinist.
    But soon i found that plate manufacturing and welding suits better for me.

    Now 18 years later i have...
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