Making a 2″ x 72″ Belt Grinder from Treadmill Parts


In this video a 2 x 72 belt grinder is made from treadmill parts. This type of belt grinder is very popular with knife makers because it can remove large amounts of metal very quickly. However, it can be very useful for many other metal and woodworking projects.

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Parts used in this project:
2″ x 72″ Abrasive Belts –
CRC cutting oil –
Treadmill motor –
MC-60 motor controller –
10K potentiomter
Blue LED Tachomter –

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