sanding cabinet

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Project by allwood posted 09-11-2012 02:39 AM 1629 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

just thought i would share my first version of my sanding organization/containment. its worked well for a couple of years now, but i think its time to modify soon…... dimensions are 48” wide, 38” high and 10” deep.

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#1 posted 09-11-2012 01:44 PM

Nice cabinet! I’ve been thinking about making something like that for my shop.

You said you want to modify it. What are you not happy with and what changes would you make?

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#2 posted 09-11-2012 06:19 PM

i need to make the disc opening a 1/2” wider, and maybe an extra shelf across the top for the bulk boxes of sanding belts. of course the whole thing would now have to be made of something much nicer than grey melamine, maybe some cherry ply with natural maple edging and a walnut inlay of a sander on the doors…....

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#3 posted 09-11-2012 10:04 PM

You should consider expanding the size of the counter and making it a downdraft table for small and medium sized stuff. It would be very handy as part of your otherwise very nice system!

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#4 posted 09-12-2012 02:45 AM

I like your idea, and Stumpy’s. That would make for a really efficient setup.

-- Tristin King -- When in doubt, sand it.

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#5 posted 09-22-2012 01:48 PM

Well done!! Very useful, I need one.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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