LumberJocks

Sandpaper storage for ROS disks

  • Advertise with us
Project by sjbob posted 04-18-2017 08:36 PM 603 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completing my set of storage boxes for various sandpaper types, this one is to hold 5” discs for my ROS.

With a goal of sitting on a shelf in a normal cabinet, two sets of disks can be stored front to back, and with six drawers, each holding a 3/4” stack, there is more storage here than I expect to need.

I made the case from 1/2” cherry plywood, using tablesaw cut lock joints as an experiment in reducing hardwood trim. The face is solid cherry edging, as are the drawer fronts. This time I thought ahead and mounted the left/right trim pieces before cutting the slots for the 1/8” hardboard drawers.

Cheers!

-- Every project is a learning experience.





5 comments so far

View XrayJay's profile

XrayJay

205 posts in 1643 days


#1 posted 04-18-2017 09:04 PM

Love the face/drawers being one single piece of cherry and the cascading pulls! Scroll saw to cut the drawers?

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

View sjbob's profile

sjbob

16 posts in 3115 days


#2 posted 04-18-2017 10:15 PM

Just a thin kerf (0.100”) tablesaw blade. I didn’t get it perfect, but did try to pay attention to the order of cutting frame pieces and then drawer front pieces.

Thanks for noticing!

Bob C.

-- Every project is a learning experience.

View woodbutcherbynight's profile

woodbutcherbynight

3076 posts in 2073 days


#3 posted 04-19-2017 01:39 AM

Excellent looking piece, the descending knobs really take it up a notch. As for space you will probably need more. I made a tape holder 4 feet long that I thought would be enough. It grew to be just under 10 feet somehow. LOL.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

View johnlime's profile

johnlime

8 posts in 1186 days


#4 posted 04-19-2017 04:15 AM

Very nice. I like those descending knobs as well.

-- johnlime

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

26366 posts in 2531 days


#5 posted 04-19-2017 03:35 PM

This is a very nice storage unit for the shop. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com