After reading many favorable reviews of the Ridgid oscillating sander (model # EB44242) and with a 15% rebate offered by the manufacturer, I finally bought this sander as my Christmas present. The more I use it the more I like the sander. I would ...
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Location: Danville, IL
I started woodworking in 2004 by purchasing my first tablesaw. In fact until then I had never operated a table saw before. I was a little scare at first.
My workshop is part of our 3 car garage. In the summer time when the cars are parked outside, I can claim the entire garage as my workshop. However, in the winter time, my wife's car reclaims the territory. Some of power tools that I have today include a Craftsman contractor tablesaw, a 14" Grizzly bandsaw, a 12 1/2" DeWalt planer, a Makita compound miter saw, a Freud router, a Delta tabletop drill and dust collection system, and an Earlex HVLP sprayer. You see I am not brand loyal!
In 2009 I added a 6" Grizzly jointer w spiralhead cutter, a Ridgid oscillating sander and upgraded my tablesaw fence to a Delta T2 30" fence.
My date job is a pharmacist and my other hobbies are water gardening and marine/reef and freshwater aquariums.
-- Simon, Danville, IL
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|commented on||DIY Cyclone Dust Collector||07-18-2016 12:24 AM|
|commented on||Restoration of a church pulpit after fire damage||11-06-2014 02:30 PM|
|added project||Restoration of a church pulpit after fire damage||11-05-2014 10:01 PM|
|commented on||Makeshift spray booths||01-07-2014 05:48 PM|
|commented on||Circular Church Pulpit||04-30-2013 06:14 PM|
|commented on||A dust hood for Ridgid Oscillating Sander||02-07-2013 09:35 PM|
|commented on||92 Gallon Corner Aquarium Stand and Canopy||09-27-2012 04:01 PM|
|commented on||Custom Built Aquarium Stand||09-08-2012 03:31 PM|
|commented on||DIY Cyclone Dust Collector||05-08-2012 10:17 PM|
|commented on||Custom Built Aquarium Stand||04-01-2012 03:02 AM|
|added project||Custom Built Aquarium Stand||03-30-2012 04:55 AM|
|commented on||Multifunction Router Table Fence||01-26-2012 05:52 PM|
|commented on||Sanding Blocks||10-01-2011 04:07 PM|
|commented on||Sanding Blocks||09-30-2011 03:45 PM|
|commented on||DIY Cyclone Dust Collector||09-19-2011 03:37 AM|
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Inspired by Jeff’s (Jcoulam) homemade cyclone dust collector, I decided to make one just like his. This blog is written to show how I built it. At a local home center, I purchased one 8”x24 metal duct, a 5-ft 2” PVC pipe, ...