My brother just gave me a "welding table". It's 30" X 48" with a 5/8" thick steel top. Angle legs 2"X2". Underneath is rusty & top has primary rust.
Need suggestions as to best way to clean it up short of hauling to a sandblaster. Plan to put casters on it and paint the under side and legs.
P.S. I started my "FREE" welding class . . . maybe in the next 10 weeks I'll learn to weld . . .
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Thread: Welding Table - Needs Cleaning
09-09-2007, 11:33 PM #1Junior Member
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Welding Table - Needs Cleaning
09-10-2007, 12:07 AM #2Member
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09-10-2007, 12:35 AM #3
I like to use a mop disc or a 7" grinder layed flat.Dewayne Sullivan
09-10-2007, 05:49 AM #4
nice table, maybe the twisted wire wheel will clean it off if not to bad rusted, I'd hate to grind it if you dont have too, maybe a sanding disc or flap disc?? How about a belt sander?? If that rusty, post some pics when you get it fixed upScott
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09-10-2007, 10:13 AM #5
A big grinder and a nice dust mask. I like my 7" grinder with the rubber backing pad and a 50 grit sanding disk. A wire wheel or flap disk works good too.
09-10-2007, 05:33 PM #6
a belt sander with a 60 grit belt has worked very, very well for me. it finishes more evenly than a grinder does.welder_one
nothing fancy, just a few hot glue guns for metal