I WISH I would have thought of doing the skill saw (circular saw) thing earlier in the build. But its no to late, I still have exterior trim to do.
Got any ideas on making a planner out of the belt sander? I can not find 1/4" thick boards for the top trim...still...
Mary K wrote:
Tonyj, Big ribber erasers? What? What are you talking aboot? OHhhh, tehehe, Rubber eraser... That is an good idea, I can see how that would help.
Roly Nelson wrote:Tony, I'm lucky I've mastered posting words on this board, posting pics is still a problem for me. Now, about that curved skid plate. All I did was bandsaw the proper radius on one side of a flat board that is 1/4" longer and the same width as the metal skid plate. The thin ends are a mear 1/8" thick, and I fastened a small cleat on the front end that butts up against the skid plate. The belt, while turning wants to slide it backwards, but the wooden cleat prevents it.
Now you've thrown down the gauntlet, I'll take a pic and see if my daughter can post it for me. Then I'll write down all the steps she goes through, about finding my teardrop pics and getting them the right size and finally posted........whew, harder than working with wood.
Roly, not quite 'puter lit-rit, but trying
Mary K wrote:No Roly, I dont have a table saw. Wish I did though. But, I do know a cabinet maker that can do it for me.
Joanne wrote:Yes you do!! I just saw the picture of your new baby.
JoanneMary K wrote:No Roly, I dont have a table saw. Wish I did though. But, I do know a cabinet maker that can do it for me.
Mary K wrote:Oh, I have clamped my sander to my workbench and clamped the trigger (no trigger lock) for some small detail wood work. I'm sure there is a fancy piece of equipment to do this for a real wood shop, But hey, learn to work with what ya got huh?
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