|Project by jcwalleye||posted 02-15-2012 03:58 AM||5339 views||19 times favorited||25 comments|
Had some extra time waiting for finish to dry and thought I’d tackle some shop projects that had been at the back of my mind for a while.First is a drill driver bit cabinet. Wanted something closer to the drill press where I could keep all my bits and other misc tools.
A bonus is the work surface when the cabinet door is open. Cabinet is made of ¾” plywood and edged in Oak.
Next is a new stand for the sander. It too is made from ¾” ply, two layers thick, and has a drawer for storage of belts and other parts. A trick I copied from another LJ’r is to use a scissor table to lift and move the stand
How about a sandpaper caddy? A person’s a lot more likely to keep fresh sandpaper when it’s easy to get to. The bottom of the lid has a piece of old hacksaw blade acts as a serrated edge for tearing off a new piece.
Last is a taller dust hood for my miter saw. This new Makita saw is taller than the one it replaced and more dust piled up on top of the hood than inside. This helps keep the dust confined a bit. And when it piles up too high, I just brush it into the chute behind the saw. Someday I may fit some ramps to channel the dust into the chute.
Thanks for looking.
-- Trees, a wonderful gift --Joe--