I would be interested to know if any of you have tried sanding with a
drum sander to produce a taper across the width of a board.
I have a Performax 22-44 and needed to produce a board approximately 36"
x 6" with a thickness at one side of 1/2" up to 7/8". I made a shim of
approx 1" x 3/8" and used two-sided tape to hold it onto the edge not
requiring the sanding. I then sanded it with the other edge up.
Any thoughts or comments?
replying to Glen Duff, Dave wrote:
Glen - I am looking at doing something similar and had considered trying your
technique. Thanks for posting and validating this idea as solid. I plan on
repeating this several times, so I'm thinking of making a jig. Maybe some type
of sled with an adjustable taper "bed" that I could secure the piece to. I'm
thinking to clamp a guide strip to each side of my infeed table so the sled
tracks without skewing as it moves into either my planer and drum sander.
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