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Thickness Sander from an 8 x 4 sheet of plywood

496 days ago by Jim Rowe | 15 comments »

This is my first attempt at blogging but I thought people might be interested in the approach I took. Getting hold of consistently dimensioned timber for making boxes has always been a challenge, especially when small thicknesses are required and when the timber is hard to come by (expensive and scarce). I have seen many examples of beautiful boxes here on LJs from makers who have either made their own thickness sanders or have bought commercial equipment. For me, buying a ready made thicknesser is not an option (far too expensive) so I decided to make my own. There are many excellent examples here on LJs so I have taken ideas from many of them. Many thanks to all of those who went bef...

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