Sanding Blocks

  • Advertise with us
Project by OhhCrap posted 06-26-2011 02:48 AM 1795 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.

6 comments so far

View Bob, Oregon's profile

Bob, Oregon

90 posts in 2258 days

#1 posted 06-26-2011 04:05 AM

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

-- 73, Bob

View bigike's profile


4035 posts in 2154 days

#2 posted 06-26-2011 04:10 AM

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

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

View patcollins's profile


1134 posts in 1731 days

#3 posted 06-26-2011 07:25 PM

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

View ChesapeakeBob's profile


343 posts in 2349 days

#4 posted 06-26-2011 07:51 PM

Great design! Thanks for sharing your idea!


-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile


15553 posts in 2542 days

#5 posted 06-26-2011 09:51 PM

Kool!! I like those;-)

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

View alekhine's profile


50 posts in 1425 days

#6 posted 06-27-2011 07:58 AM

Really clever ! Thanks for sharing…

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

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