The Sanding Mop

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Project by Houtje posted 10-09-2010 05:00 PM 14687 views 151 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sometimes I’m a little bit lazy.
And want to do my sanding for small pieces the fastes way.
And here it is ….....
The sanding mop!!!

1. The sanding mop
2. Cut the pieces in length and cut small strips on the end and drill a hole in the middle.
3. Cut the head of a bolt and put them with the backside to eatchother.
4. Use some rubber spacers between them and screw an nut ion botb ands.
5. And ready to use…..

I made 3 of them with different grits 80 / 150 / 220
Also very handy with scrollsaw patterens


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#1 posted 10-09-2010 05:06 PM

Great idea my friend.
I will have to make a few of those.
Thank you for sharing your ideas.

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#2 posted 10-09-2010 05:09 PM

Looks like a brush from the drive-through car wash :-)

Bet it does a fantastic job, too !

Great thinking. Thanks for sharing.

-- -- Neil

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#3 posted 10-09-2010 05:13 PM

Such a great idea for all my old sanding belts. Thanks for sharing.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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#4 posted 10-09-2010 05:18 PM

You just filled my need!

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#5 posted 10-09-2010 05:18 PM

Brilliant idea!
This I have to try.
But I think not in the car wash… Laugh.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#6 posted 10-09-2010 05:32 PM

hmmm this I have to remember to try
thankĀ“s for sharing the idea :-)

take care

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#7 posted 10-09-2010 05:54 PM

dat is een goed idee!! that’s a good idea.


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#8 posted 10-09-2010 06:35 PM

Great idea! I always wanted to buy them but they’re quite expensive. This fits the bill.

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#9 posted 10-09-2010 07:11 PM

Too cool great saving’s on not buying a mop Great post!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 10-09-2010 07:35 PM

+1 !

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#11 posted 10-10-2010 01:35 AM

Great Idea!!!

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio

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#12 posted 10-10-2010 08:56 AM

That heaps better than the one I made, I cut mine into squares and well …. it ended up having corners and blank bits.
I will have to redo mine, thanx for posting.

-- Theresa,

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#13 posted 10-10-2010 09:48 PM

HI there its not been lazy,i,ts been productive I use these sanders every day and they save me a lot of time and labour.

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#14 posted 10-10-2010 10:06 PM

Now thats clever

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#15 posted 10-12-2010 02:23 AM

By the way how long is each piece? How long is the cut? and last, how wide? This is a good idea..

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