Micro Sander fr. Toothbrush

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MikeyDSlagle

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I have looked at my electric tooth brush often wondering if this sort of thing was doable. Just never went any farther.
Awesome
Thanks
 

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That's a great idea! You don't even have to buy a new base if you have replaceable tips.
 

Marc_G

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After wishing my Black and Decker "Mouse" sander was smaller, I considered doing the same thing at one point. Never got around to it but may have to revisit the project if I can pick up an el cheapo toothbrush.
 

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Thanks for sharing that link. I can think of many ways to use a small head sander like that

-brant
 

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Just made one of these, it works great! Takes wood filler off tube spirals like a champ!
 

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I like the toothbrush hack. Clever.

I have one of these dental drills that works great:
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$120AUD including freight.
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Dental-...02300174?hash=item33b05e450e&autorefresh=true
They mention that it includes compressor, but it is just a translation failure. You need to feed it compressed air.

Works great as a toolpost grinder on the lathe too.

Works well, but I suspect for sanding that the toothbrush may do a better job!
 

MALBAR 70

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Picked up the parts the other day, but just got around to putting it together. Amazing little tool. I tested it out on some Bondo Glazing and Spot Putty I used to fill the spirals on my Airborne Surveillance Missile. Worked fantastic, my new favorite tool.
 
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