Re: first big project


john kling
 

Is this a very large belt sander?

--- In southbendlathe@yahoogroups.com, "Edward Roberts" wrote:

this will be built on southbend lathe so i hope it is not off topic.my first big project will be to build a belt sander. Anyone done this? my main concern is machining the rollers do they need crown ? if so how is the best way to achieve this on lathe ? i thought about setting compound for a very slight angle then cutting from the center of the roller outward both ways. any hints would be aprreciated.

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