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Project by kiefer posted 03-24-2012 03:09 AM 3748 views 23 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a little hand sander made from scrap oak flooring and some left over cork .
The angle of the tensioner piece and the dado are cut at 10 DEG. at the bottom and 90 DEG. at the top.
Easy ten minute project and works great .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松





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#1 posted 03-24-2012 03:44 AM

Well that’s an interesting twist. I have a couple of blocks with rounded ends that I have different grit belts looped around for hand sanding, but I wonder how your little tensioner piece changes the dynamic? I might have to build one of these to see the difference. Thanks for posting.

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

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#2 posted 03-24-2012 03:50 AM

where will the power cord go hahaha

This is a great looking handy dandy tool

-- Grandpaj

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#3 posted 03-24-2012 05:28 AM

If it don’t plug in, what good is it? :)

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#4 posted 03-24-2012 05:30 AM

pretty creative

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#5 posted 03-24-2012 05:39 AM

Looks like you used a piece of door frame, Am I right

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#6 posted 03-24-2012 05:48 AM

Hey I like that. It’s cool. Thanks for posting it.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#7 posted 03-24-2012 10:20 AM

What a fine idea.
Simple and easy to make.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 03-24-2012 12:04 PM

Great idea!

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

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#9 posted 03-24-2012 02:08 PM

Great idea to use something you already have around the shop

-- Norman

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#10 posted 03-24-2012 03:58 PM

Nice design, I can see that it holds the tension and also would be easy to handle

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#11 posted 03-24-2012 06:57 PM

Yeah guess I don’t read good—flooring and door frame both have that groove on the back to prevent warping

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#12 posted 03-24-2012 09:01 PM

all the best ideas are usually simple, well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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kiefer

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#13 posted 03-26-2012 02:46 AM

Well Thank you all for the good comments.
I just had to share this little tool and it looks like you enjoyed it as simple as it is but very useful never the less.

Thank you all again and please keep sharing and posting all those little things !

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#14 posted 03-26-2012 10:53 AM

Thanks for this idea. It will soon be in action in my shop.

-- Douwe

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#15 posted 03-26-2012 06:30 PM

I am going to give this one a try in my shop as well . very creative.

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