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Project by DavidH posted 2266 days ago 4391 views 24 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a project that I could practice creating rabbet’s (rebate’s) and dado’s. After seeing the project posted by Krisztian:

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I decided this would be both useful for me and good practice.

—Carcass is out of 1/2” ply, with a 3/4” center support.
—Shelves and back are 1/4” hardboard.
—pegs for the ROS pads are 3/8” x 3/4” nylon spacers (epoxyed).. I was going to use dowels but these let the pads slide on and off freely.

-- David - Houston, Texas. (http://www.justsquareenough.com/)





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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 2266 days ago

great job, looks like a great organizer. i think I’m gonna have to build one of these.

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GaryK

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#2 posted 2266 days ago

Great looking job! Be prepared for all your paper to curl up. Disks will not curl though.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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runngt

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#3 posted 2266 days ago

looks great! rabbits and datos give me the willies, looks like a great practice (and useful) project!

runngt

-- It seem's I just make scrap wood and saw dust most of the time !

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2266 days ago

This is a very useful project. It keeps your sandpaper organized and readily available. The dowels are a nice idea as well.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Chris

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#5 posted 2266 days ago

Nice Work David… been looking forward to building my own version.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 2266 days ago

very nice, I made one and did’nt make it big enough. Yours looks about right. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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trifern

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#7 posted 2266 days ago

I need to make one of those. Nice job and thanks for the inspiration.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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jjohn

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#8 posted 2266 days ago

you picked a good choose to work on those dado’s. Came out looking good.

-- JJohn

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Napaman

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#9 posted 2265 days ago

ooooh…i need one too…i was just in my shop the other night cleaning up and spent forever on my “sand paper drawer” which has way too much and is hard to access…this is great!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Greg Wurst

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#10 posted 2264 days ago

I’ve definitely got to make one of those.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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Raymond

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#11 posted 1623 days ago

I’m going to have to quit my job so I can have time to creat all these wonderful projects. Great idea. Especially the round sanding disk holder. If I have one more fall off the hook on the peg board I will scream

-- Ray

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