Sandpaper Storage

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Project by cdhilburn posted 03-21-2012 03:25 AM 2600 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am quite possibly the most disorganized person I know and I really don’t like sanding. So in an effort to ease the burden of both I built this storage rack. There are a couple of shelves and some drawers for storage. The sandpaper trays pull out. It was this project that I realized my table saw had alignment issues (Craftsman 21833) and it was time to get another one. Cutting the joinery for the cabinet and drawers was off. Not in any one particular place but the entire thing. I think this is going to work well for its intended purpose. It is plywood with a pine face. I haven’t decided about the drawer pulls. I made the first couple out of a dowel that I took to a sander but they are a little too big. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 03-21-2012 08:01 AM

Well done. Should help alot.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 03-21-2012 12:43 PM

Nicely done, I am just as disorganized and also hate sanding, maybe I need to follow your lead, thanks for posting.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 03-21-2012 12:48 PM

Super job, this will surely help our disorganization, it will mine as I will be borrowing your idea here ;-D

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 03-21-2012 01:05 PM

Great job on your organizer.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#5 posted 03-21-2012 09:33 PM

gr8 anything sandpaper related storage. I gotta do somethin like this one o these days

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 03-22-2012 01:28 AM

Good idea. Good job.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#7 posted 03-22-2012 02:32 AM

Thanks…you are very kind.

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#8 posted 03-22-2012 03:02 AM

Oh come on, my pile of sandpaper on a shelf is just fine and is about as organized as I can manage! (Heh heh)

Seriously, that is a great idea. Now I have to add THIS one to the list. Gonna go knock out that pile of sandpaper. Thanks for the inspiration!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#9 posted 03-22-2012 03:05 AM

Could you post some more close-up pictures of the way you organized them? I’m not kidding when I say that I need to do something like this…

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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