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Project by DadEO posted 07-22-2011 06:29 PM 2354 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well I learn a little lesson with this project. It was to hold my Ridgid Planner but it was too tall! Yes, I know, measure twice…......

I didnt see the need to make it out of expensive wood since it will only be used in my workshop (garage).

But it turns out to be a nice sanding station….





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Paul Pomerleau

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#1 posted 07-23-2011 03:20 AM

Very nice.
I really need to make one of these as well.
I hope I can make it as good as yours.
How did you make your pivot for the top?

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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NormG

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#2 posted 07-23-2011 03:34 AM

Wonderful reuse idea. Good luck on the next one

-- Norman

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HorizontalMike

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#3 posted 07-23-2011 11:28 PM

I’ll tell you, my Ridgid Planer table is too big for THAT table. That being said, I think you chose the right combination of tools for this flip-top!

Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#4 posted 07-25-2011 01:59 PM

Nice job, if its functional so be it.

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DadEO

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#5 posted 07-25-2011 04:32 PM

Paul

I went with two 3/8” ×2” tension pins instead of metal rods or wood dowels.

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