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Project by diggerdelaney posted 04-19-2012 04:27 PM 6169 views 47 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this table so that I could use all the sanding paper on my drum sanders. Using the correct insert to suit the sanding drum then raise the table to any height so as to use all the paper also because there is a small gap around the drum where it enters the table and the attachment of a shop vac it takes all the dust away.
This could be adapted to fit a fence as well.
This is not my idea just saw it and adapted it for my needs

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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EarlS

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#1 posted 04-19-2012 04:29 PM

yep – that got added to the To Do list. I especially like the removable inserts.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 04-19-2012 04:40 PM

Great job, should seve you well for yrs to come.

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

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Theron

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#3 posted 04-19-2012 04:49 PM

Very nice – with the edges proud, you can still clamp.

-- Theron W., Enid, OK

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Diggerjacks

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#4 posted 04-19-2012 04:58 PM

Hello

A digger to another digger

Here is my version : http://lumberjocks.com/projects/31346

Your drill is bigger than mine.

A good project

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Enoelf

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#5 posted 04-19-2012 06:18 PM

Just added to my favorites! I don’t have as gnarly as DP as you do, but it’s a start!
Thanks for sharing.
Well done.

-- Central Ohio, Still got 9 and 15/16 fingers!

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Roswell

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#6 posted 04-19-2012 06:38 PM

Very cool! This is soooo going on my to-do list. Sadly my drill press sets right next to my shop-vac, but I usually have to use the vac to clean the drill and itself off when I’m done with it. NICE!

-- _Never argue with an idiot. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience_

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albachippie

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#7 posted 04-19-2012 08:00 PM

Great idea, thanks for sharing

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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eddie

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#8 posted 04-19-2012 10:21 PM

yep on the to do list,great DP table

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 04-19-2012 11:18 PM

Very similar to the one on my drill press. Good job.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Egor

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#10 posted 04-20-2012 02:37 AM

Nicely done. That is one my list of to do’s that just doesn’t seem to be moving along to quickly.

-- Brock, Illinois

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Moron

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#11 posted 04-20-2012 03:10 AM

I’m in

if nothing else, there should b entertainment in my living room

if not there then my sunroom

4 sure

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Moron

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#12 posted 04-20-2012 03:19 AM

anybody hiring ?

I love travelling

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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zindel

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#13 posted 04-20-2012 12:36 PM

Very nice! are there any other modifications made inside the box to increase air flow?

-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, You've got an electrical problem.

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#14 posted 04-20-2012 01:19 PM

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 04-20-2012 01:26 PM

Nice job. I need to something along these lines to size the key stock for my boxes and of course other sanding jobs. Interesting. Thanks.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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