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xx   BELT

Hydraulic transmission used as a variable-speed drive for a lathe. Replacing a step pulley and countershaft with a hydrostatic drive from a lawn mower or garden tractor.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Sep 1990 (v.5#1) pg. 24

Three methods for joining the ends of a flat leather drive belt.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #16 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 6

Fabricate an emergency drive belt (V-belt) from cotton string.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #27 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 12

Tip on sizing your own rubber drive belts for a turntable, etc. by using cyanoacrylate adhesive.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1977 [May 1977] (v.8#2) pg. 73

Photograph shows a homemade adjustable-speed V-belt system for an old woodworking lathe.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1983 (v.7#2) pg. 10

Simple mathematical formula for converting pulley size and motor speed to rpm.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 12

Optional V-belt arrangement on jigsaw gives better control for marquetry work.
FINE WOODWORKING #2 Spring 1976 pg. 8

Control lathe speeds by adding a countershaft between the motor and lathe headstock.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 93

Lock a pulley on a shaft by inserting a tapered pipe plug into a threaded hole in the end of the split shaft.
FINE WOODWORKING #64 May-Jun 1987 pg. 8

Tip: Make a wooden idler pulley to temporarily tighten a stretched V-belt.
FINE WOODWORKING #69 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 8

Formula for calculating the rotational speeds of a lathe (or other tool) equipped with step pulleys.
FINE WOODWORKING #81 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 24

Tip on making a large V-belt pulley from plywood using a table saw and dado blade.
FINE WOODWORKING #87 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 14

Tips on replacing flat leather drive belts.
FINE WOODWORKING #90 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 24

How to calculate the various rotational speeds possible from a drill press or other machine tool equipped with three 4-step pulleys.
FINE WOODWORKING #95 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 22

Tip on selecting the correct step pulleys for use on a drill press.
FINE WOODWORKING #107 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 22
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 6

Tip on using pulleys of two different sizes to reduce an electric motor's speed for buffing.
FINE WOODWORKING #128 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 16

Supplement cone pulley speed control (the type where the drive belt is moved to a pulley of different sizes) with this wooden idler wheel that turns a four-position speed control into a 16 position version.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Feb 1977 (v.8#1) pg. 30

Tip: Tighten worn V-belts on power tools by inserting washers between the tool and its stand.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW May 1977 (v.8#2) pg. 29

Mechanical two-motor speed reducer for cutting metal on a band saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1965 (v.124#6) pg. 152

Piggyback speed reducer uses the electric motor shaft as another jack shaft by means of a free-running pulley. Cuts a 1725-rpm double-shaft motor to under 200-rpm with only one shaft.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1969 (v.131#2) pg. 187

Speed reducer for cutting metal on a wood-cutting band saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1975 (v.143#2) pg. 140B

How to make a variable-speed V-belt pulley.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1969 (v.195#5) pg. 152

Tip on using a V-belt pulley made from wood to take up the slack in a belt drive.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #59 Mar 1991 (v.10#5) pg. 8

Vacuum cleaner and sewing machine drive belts suggested as options for hard-to-find tool belt replacements.
WOOD MAGAZINE #60 Apr 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 16

How to determine the correct pulley sizes to achieve a desired cutting speed on a machine tool.
WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 92

How to determine the final spindle speed when using stepped pulleys.
WOOD MAGAZINE #81 Sep 1995 (v.12#6) pg. 30

Tip: How to align the motor pulley and the pulley on an arbor using a straightedge.
WOODSMITH #47 Oct 1986 pg. 23

Loose-belt variable-speed contrivance for a lathe is controlled by foot and costs very little.
WOODTURNING #24 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 14

Tip on using twine to fasten the ends of flat belts together.
WOODTURNING #25 Sep 1994 pg. 14

The jack-shaft speed-reducer. How to power machines that need to run at slow speeds. Combine a modern electric motor with appropriate pulleys and a jack shaft to get almost any motor speed.
WOODWORK #14 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 39

Tip: Add a second set screw to a V-belt pulley to eliminate excessive wobble and play on a shaft.
WOODWORKER #1113 Aug 1986 (v.90#8) pg. 674

Tip: Use two set screws to prevent V-belt pulleys from loosening up on a shaft.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1985 (v.9#2) pg. 54
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 6

How to build a speed reducer for a 12" band saw so that it can be used for cutting metal.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1978 (v.34#3) pg. 100

Tip: Band saw speed reducer made from an old clothes dryer pulley. Lets you cut metal on a woodcutting band saw.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 9

Multispeed drive for a band saw combines an electric lawnmower motor with step pulleys and jackshaft.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1986 (v.42#6) pg. 41