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Sandpaper Disc Holder for Bowls

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Project by NickyP posted 08-27-2015 01:57 PM 1415 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m fairly new to working on the lathe and I’m quickly being “turned” into a big fan of it. I began turning a bowling pin into a mallet and then moved on to pens and I’m now just starting to turn bowls. I made this holder from scrap wood for the different sandpaper grades used in power sanding. Wood turning is really fun!

-- -- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."





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ohwoodeye

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#1 posted 08-27-2015 03:27 PM

Now this looks very useful.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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peteg

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#2 posted 08-27-2015 09:01 PM

Hey Nicky this is just the start of making all sorts of handy aids for the lathe, I like this one might even do a copy
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 08-28-2015 01:31 AM

Great job! You are so great at organization! Love it.

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mondak

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#4 posted 08-28-2015 01:54 AM

I have an organizer for my discs too but I think I will toss it an use your design. I like yours much better. Thanks for posting.

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#5 posted 08-28-2015 01:26 PM

Where did you get the sanding pad holder and the pads?

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#6 posted 08-28-2015 01:42 PM

I have been buying velcro sheets and cut my own discs, more cost effective. I like your holder, when I make one i would make it double sided, one side new other side used. I am very interested in your power tool. what brand is it and where did you get it, cost? Thanks

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 08-28-2015 04:41 PM

Brian , I found it on this site http://www.toolplanet.com/category/Neiko_Tools_USA for $49.99 and a Google search will come up with a lot of other sites but nothing about the actual company or support options.
Most of the stuff I found made by them looks to be about the same as HF only HF has stores and warranties that they pretty much stand up to.

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NickyP

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#8 posted 08-29-2015 09:28 PM



Where did you get the sanding pad holder and the pads?

- ChadRat6458

Here is the website:
www.VincesWoodNWonders.com
He has very good prices.

-- -- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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