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Hello Everyone, Some times the most satisfying projects are the ones that don’t take a lot of time,and the ones you can complete in a couple hours,made this one out of American Walnut and maple. Hope every one likes.
Jul 12, 2013
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#1 posted 07-12-2013 05:47 AM
Now I need to try making one of those for my shop. Very nice looking little project.
-- Rich, Southern CA
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#2 posted 07-12-2013 10:05 AM
Great looking sanding block…thanks for sharing.
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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#3 posted 07-12-2013 01:02 PM
Nicely done. Hopefully, you made several for each grade of paper you are apt to use… I made a few of these and gave them away as gifts… they were very much appreciated by the recipients.
Suggest adding some self-stick cork material to the bottom to soften the sanding, and reduce friction heat should you sand aggressively… I also found that using a round over bit on the edge of in the wing nut hole makes it more comfortable when removing the wing nut.
These blocks are very comfortable to the hand—enjoyable to use.
-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...
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#4 posted 07-12-2013 07:46 PM
Thank you for the ideas! Great job
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#5 posted 07-12-2013 11:38 PM
Great project! In fact, it was the original 2009 blog by Karson that introduced me to Lumberjocks, i.e. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/15783
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#6 posted 07-13-2013 01:22 AM
Nice, I have a couple just like this and they are very good to use.
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