Small Parts Thickness Sander

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Project by Randy Price posted 05-29-2011 01:29 AM 4456 views 28 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small parts thickness sander I made to dimension some small parts for a lamp project. It is more fully described in my blog post:

Here is a link to YouTube to see the thickness sander in action: Small Parts Thickness Sander

The Google SketchUp file of the thickness sander can be found on the Free Downloads Page at

Thanks for looking,



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#1 posted 05-29-2011 01:39 AM

Good idea. I added this to my Favorites

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#2 posted 05-29-2011 01:42 AM

very nice setup and very simple but effective and innovativ
also a good dust collection hood
Great job i like it


-- Kiefer

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#3 posted 05-29-2011 02:00 AM

Very clever dust collection setup! Nice and simple.

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#4 posted 05-29-2011 05:25 AM

Great idea Randy. I love these effective shop projects.

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#5 posted 05-29-2011 07:50 PM

Thanks Randy, another great idea, love your ‘workin’ with what you got’ series!

-- Smitty

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#6 posted 02-15-2016 04:54 PM

I really like this set up!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#7 posted 02-15-2016 05:32 PM

There’s a commercial version of this:

Very handy for thicknessing stringing and banding!

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