Sandpaper Organizer

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Blog entry by sIKE posted 03-11-2009 02:06 AM 12757 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of the future follow on project from the Norms Miter Bench project was to build in a sand paper organizer into one of the drawers of the bench.
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In early February a fellow LJ KnotWright told me about a liquidation sale from the shutdown of a Dell production line. I bought a bunch of things but one of the jewels was a 2’x2’ bin for PC components on the assembly line. I looked at it, knew that it would fit in one of my drawers and immediately re-purposed it in my head. With all of the dividers and such it would make a great sand paper organizer! So I doled out the 15 bucks and here are the end results.
Sandpaper Organizer 1
Sandpaper Organizer 2
Most of the sandpaper you see there is from the bargain bin ($1.50/lbs) from a couple of the Klingspor stores in NC. Nice guys and great stores you should stop in if you get the chance.

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#1 posted 03-11-2009 02:21 AM

Love it.

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#2 posted 03-11-2009 02:22 AM

Pretty handy!

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#3 posted 03-11-2009 03:05 AM

That does look pretty good. It keeps your sandpaper in one location and you can readily see what you have instead of rummaging through a drawer. Good idea.

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