Jet 16-32 Drum Sander Cabinet

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Project by Lance posted 676 days ago 2655 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple weeks back I ran across a great deal on a 16-32 Jet drum sander on CL. I already had plans to build a Flip Cart on the next good weather weekend, well I decided to knock out 2 projects at once since I was going to the lumber yard, figured I’d pick up a little extra ply. I did the same thing when I came across my router table on CL, started building a cabinet the next weekend. Something about a vision, gets my wheels going and all I want to see is the finished project come to life.

I love building shop furniture, since I’m fairly new to the hobby still, it gives the opportunity to practice joinery techniques and finishes while building shop storage. We had a absolutely gorgeous week/weekend, low 70’s for about 5 days, great garage temperature if you ask me!


1/2” Baltic Birch Ply
Walnut trim
Full extension drawer slides
Minax Water Based Polycrilic – Sprayed through an Earlex 5500

  • If you look close enough, there’s a sneak peak in the background of my Flip Cart I’m building at the moment, about 70% done and I’m filming a no comment video, start to finish. I’m in the process of editing and finishing up the project in the next couple weeks. Be on the lookout for ”Flip Cart – (Overbuilt Edition)” on my YouTube Channel, it’s going to be pretty cool.

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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#1 posted 676 days ago

That is some pretty fancy shop furniture! Great job.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#2 posted 676 days ago

Very useful and well done : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#3 posted 676 days ago

Very nice. I like how the wood combos dress it up.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 676 days ago

Pretty darn Slick….. Everything will be real handy…....

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#5 posted 676 days ago

I have that sander and love that solution, gonna have to “borrow” it. Looks like a project for the weekend has moved to the top of the list!!

-- Richard D. Wile,

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#6 posted 675 days ago

That is an awsome piece … almost too good for the shop … well done.

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

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#7 posted 675 days ago

WOW! I have put this in my favories so i can get rid of the dust collecting waste of space under my 16/32. I get so busy making things, I forget to focus on these kind of details. in my shop. thanks for the ideas.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#8 posted 675 days ago

Looks really good. What a great way to have extra storage

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#9 posted 675 days ago

Those metal tool bases always seem to be a waste of space. You really solved that problem in style!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 675 days ago

Lance – this is super classy! I too like shop furniture and this is first rate. Love the contrast…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#11 posted 675 days ago

super job… and remind us when the flip cart video is up… and thanks for noting all of the detail in the drum sander stand… answers most questions.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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