LumberJocks

Sander Shelf

  • Advertise with us
Project by jerrells posted 770 days ago 2669 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been needing a sander for my shop for some time. However the problem was where to put it. After some consideration I decided to build a full extension shelf into the workbench. The slides are rated to hold the weight of the sander and it seems stable when test sanding. I had to modify the top rail of the bench (picture 1) but reinforced it from the back side so I did not loose any stability. This unit has a dust port on the back side and I just need to get a elbow to fit it and my vac. to use it. I think this will solve a lot of problems and be very useful.

The shelf is made from oak plywood and I trimmed it in oak on three sides. Several coats of spray varnish for looks.

Thanks for looking.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.





4 comments so far

View Tokolosi's profile

Tokolosi

653 posts in 957 days


#1 posted 769 days ago

Nicely done!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

View Nate Meadows's profile

Nate Meadows

1074 posts in 809 days


#2 posted 769 days ago

I agree, very nicely done!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

View Grumpymike's profile

Grumpymike

1011 posts in 917 days


#3 posted 769 days ago

nicely done should work well for you … nice clamp rack btw

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

7487 posts in 1522 days


#4 posted 769 days ago

That looks awesome! Great job Jerrell!

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase