Getting Ready To Use The Disc Sander
By now, you should have seen the the following topics in our special Getting Started in woodworking with your Shopsmith series, including our brand new Getting Started Videos. So far, you should have seen: • An Introduction & Welcome page; • A Getting to Know Your Machine page; • A Getting Ready to Use Your Machine page; • Using the Table Sawing page • Using the Vertical Drill Press page and • Using the Horizontal Boring Machine page.
Today's Topic: The Shopsmith Disc Sander
This topic is the fourth of seven in an information-packed series of machine-specific session highlighting the 7 primary woodworking tools. You will learn all about the capabilities of your Shopsmith Disc Sander -- and then you will be taken through your first, fun-filled experience of using this unique, feature-packed Machine.
Start by watching our Getting Started in Woodworking Video then follow the 3 steps below
STEP 1: IDENTIFY THE DISC SANDING COMPONENTS YOU WILL NEED
Every Shopsmith Machine model comes equipped with a collection of components and accessories for each tool operation. But before you Get Started, we'll need to be sure you have the appropriate components for each machine you own. You might remember in our earlier topic, Getting to know your Machine, we helped you identify your Machine Model.
Select your Machine Model Below to find a list of all the components you will be needing for disc sanding.
Once you have done that, gather the parts together that you will need for Disc Sanding.
STEP 2: REVIEW THE 4-STEP APPROACH FOR ASSEMBLING AND SETTING-UP THE COMPONENTS YOU WILL NEED FOR DISC SANDING
STEP 3: Let's perform some basic disc sanding operations
Basic Operation 1: REVIEW Procedure for Basic Operation Number 1, Freehand Disc Sanding
Basic Operation 2: Sanding Two Boards To Identical Lengths
See How Simple That Was!
Now that you've learned all about your Shopsmith Disc Sander, you're ready to move on to the next Woodworking Operation -- using the Shopsmith Lathe.
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- Knowing Your Machine
- Getting Ready
- Table Saw
- Drill Press
- Horizontal Boring
- Disc Sanding
- Over-Table Router
- Under-Table Shaper
- Making a Project