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Project by OhhCrap posted 06-25-2011 at 07:48 PM 1660 views 27 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My original sanding blocks consisted of scrap blocks. Worked OK, but I kept loosing them and they never quite got into the corners the way I wanted. Sooooo I came up with this design.

Uses ¼ sheets, one end is secured via some points, the other is wrapped around. When the top is secured on the ¼” dowel tightens the sand paper up nicely.

There also unique enough that I’ll probably recognize them before tossing in the scrap bin.

-- Quality: There is hardly anything in the world that some men cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price are this man’s lawful prey.





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Bob, Oregon

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#1 posted 06-25-2011 at 09:05 PM

Neat idea! I’ll have to make some of these!

-- 73, Bob

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bigike

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#2 posted 06-25-2011 at 09:10 PM

very cleaver idea the point looks as though you can get those hard to reach places too.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#3 posted 06-26-2011 at 12:25 PM

is it a 1/4 inch hole or slightly larger that the dowel rides in?

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#4 posted 06-26-2011 at 12:51 PM

Great design! Thanks for sharing your idea!

CB

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#5 posted 06-26-2011 at 02:51 PM

Kool!! I like those;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 06-27-2011 at 12:58 AM

Really clever ! Thanks for sharing…

-- Efe Yaparoglu ,Izmir.... Not getting what u wished is a sign that there is something better behind.

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