Sanding station

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Project by sphayden posted 11-14-2013 02:04 AM 2460 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sanding station for holding sandpaper. One purpose was actually to try hand-cut dovetails. This is the first time I tried it, had varying degrees of success. I did use a $15 Irwin saw to cut them. Not really sure yet how much difference that makes. One thing I did learn – you cannot cut pins with the grain. They will break off.

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#1 posted 11-14-2013 02:08 AM

Oh I like this. Ive been thinking of what to do for my shop. Permission to copy your design one time sir?

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#2 posted 11-14-2013 02:33 AM

Sure, of course. I put together some elements I saw in other sanding stations.

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#3 posted 11-14-2013 04:58 AM

Good idea .

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#4 posted 11-14-2013 10:22 AM

That’ll work….

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#5 posted 11-14-2013 12:21 PM

Functional skill building…what a great idea!!!

Having never hand cut a dovetail, they look good to me!!

Thanks for sharing!!!


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#6 posted 11-14-2013 02:22 PM

excellent space saver, nice organization. One more project to add to the novel of stuff to build. Great Work!

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#7 posted 11-14-2013 03:36 PM

Nice looking cabinet. Been looking to make one for myself. This is a great idea to get me started.

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#8 posted 11-14-2013 03:38 PM

Nice. Is that baltic birch?

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#9 posted 11-14-2013 06:53 PM

Nope. Just some cheap plywood I had on hand.

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#10 posted 11-14-2013 08:37 PM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.


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#11 posted 11-15-2013 01:54 AM

Great job. I really like the design that you came up with, and missing 1 side on the drawers.

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#12 posted 09-07-2016 01:56 AM

This is so nice it was quite a while before I noticed it was a ply wood work shop project, very nicely done.

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