|Project by mjk||posted 08-14-2012 12:01 AM||2120 views||16 times favorited||2 comments|
I just finished this dedicated sanding workbench for my new shop. The basic plans are from ShopNotes #103.
Because I had a little more room in my dedicated sanding room, I enlarged it a bit from the original plans.
It’s all MDF w/ the exception of the drawer boxes (1/2” birch ply) & the top trim pieces which are hard maple.
Inside the “box” are 2 large sheets of MDF set at an angle to funnel the dust to the port you see in pic #3.
That port is now connected to my D/C through a hole in the sanding room wall.
The top is comprised of 8 MDF panels (4 solid, 4 slotted) which can be reconfigured as needed. I also made 4 more solid panels to replace the slotted ones if I decide to use it as an assembly table.
I haven’t had the occasion to put it through its paces yet but I’m pretty sure it will be a big help in controlling the sanding dust.
Thanks for looking.
-- mjk, Prescott