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Project by jerrells posted 06-19-2012 02:46 PM 2827 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.





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Tokolosi

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#1 posted 06-19-2012 04:17 PM

Nicely done!

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Nate Meadows

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#2 posted 06-19-2012 04:24 PM

I agree, very nicely done!

Nate

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

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Grumpymike

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#3 posted 06-19-2012 07:40 PM

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 06-19-2012 09:28 PM

That looks awesome! Great job Jerrell!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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