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Replace Sanding Disc – Tricks of the Trade

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Following up on a promise from a previous trick, in this video, we take a look at how to replace the sandpaper on a disc sander. If “big deal” is running through your head, then you’ve never had to do this task. It’s harder than you think, and we’ll give you a couple of tips to make the process easier. For more PopWood Shop Tips, visit:
– David Thiel

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  • C. Stanley Plane

    Brake cleaner from the auto parts store works wonders for disk removal too. Less smell than laquer thinner and comes in a convenient spray bottle.

  • rjhanby

    Another great example of why an old Shopsmith picked up off of Craigslist is a perfect sanding station. This operation is trivial when you can loosen one set screw and pop the wheel off…

    • rjhanby

      Plus you can dial the RPMs down to a more suitable speed for woodworking.

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