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Project by JBWoodWorks posted 03-23-2011 06:26 PM 2890 views 19 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The furniture repair business got a little slow this past week so I spent a little time making a few things for the shop and cleaning up a little.

These sanding blocks use 1/4 sheets of sandpaper and with 4 of them I can load them each with a different grit.





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dakremer

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#1 posted 03-23-2011 07:05 PM

those look really nice! The ability to have 4 different grits ready to go all at the same time must save you a ton of time on sanding!! good looking project! Thanks for posting

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 03-23-2011 07:20 PM

Great idea, practical and beautiful

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#3 posted 03-23-2011 07:37 PM

nothing is like homemade tools :-)

Dennis

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#4 posted 03-23-2011 08:13 PM

Very nice – good use of down-time. Even difficult work can be enjoyable using tools that look good.

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#5 posted 03-23-2011 08:20 PM

Awesome!!!!!!!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Eric in Florida.

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#6 posted 03-23-2011 08:57 PM

Those are nice looking, and will no doubt be a pleasure to use.
Nice job.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#7 posted 03-23-2011 10:10 PM

Those look great. I have to do this now. Did you use any kind of cushioning on the underside, or just the wood?

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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Div

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#8 posted 03-23-2011 10:32 PM

I need to do that. I should have done that 10 years ago already! Thanks for the inspiration.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#9 posted 03-24-2011 03:58 AM

Hope business picks up soon for you
Nice blocks

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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JBWoodWorks

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#10 posted 04-04-2011 03:03 PM

The blocks do have felt glued to the bottom. You could also use cork.

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#11 posted 02-18-2013 06:03 AM

Those just made itto my project list.. thanks for the inpiration!. Is it wood on wood where it locks down the sand paper?

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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