Just a brief announcement that I've published an album
showing my home-made thickness sander and a pin router
attachment for my router table:
They're not wonderful works to be proud of, but they are
functional and that's all that matters to me.
Pretty well, actually. I've done a couple of veneers down to sub 1mm,
and using 60 grit paper, carved a twisted chain-sawn billet into a
nice plank, which is on the way to becoming a guitar. Gotta be happy
Have to be careful to fit the feed pressure to the width of what you're
feeding. A 2" wide piece doesn't want much pressure at all, or you'll
get a varying depth of cut and an uneven surface. A mechanical feeder
would clearly be better here, but hey, for $AU50 all up, it's hard to
No - it requires hand feeding because the drum is trying to spit the
work out at you. There doesn't seems to be a danger of it grabbing
and forcibly throwing it at me, but you certainly can't let go while
it's running. I use push sticks for the final part of the cut.
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