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Project by kewald posted 2183 days ago 1687 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Someone asked for some interior shots of my shop. I’ll start out with my latest shop project, which is a sanding cabinet.

The first picture shows the cabinet with the door open to show the dedicated shop vac for the oscillating sander. The two machines are plugged into a device that starts and stops the vac automatically.

Next to the cabinet is my woodburing heater. I use it very seldomly and haven’t since building this cabinet. I don’t think heat will be a problem due to proximity, but, hey, that’s why the sanding cabinet is on casters.

The next picture shows one of the drawers open. All of the belts, discs and sleeves, sand paper and other sanding tools fit in the cabinet.

The third picture shows the downdraft sanding table that I built from Rockler plans and hardware kit. Works very well.

-- Always do the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time - if you can figure out what that is! Ken, Spring Branch, TX





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Garyb6

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#1 posted 2183 days ago

Nice setup. Thanks for sharing.

-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2183 days ago

Nice job.

You don’t plan on running out of belts anytime soon, do you? :-)

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 2183 days ago

Great design!

Nothing like being organized!

Lee

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kewald

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#4 posted 2183 days ago

The nice thing is that the 4X24 belts fit both the oscillating belt sander and my luggable Porter Cable belt sander.

I was getting so tired of all the belts, etc. being out on top of a table getting all dusty.

-- Always do the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time - if you can figure out what that is! Ken, Spring Branch, TX

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Dominic Vanacora

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#5 posted 2183 days ago

Nicely done. Creative design

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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Callum Kendall

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#6 posted 2180 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 2131 days ago

great sanding and storage units : )

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

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