LumberJocks

Hope Chest for Daughter #2 #17: Profile sanding the raised panel end grain.

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Mainiac Matt posted 01-15-2017 12:51 AM 1332 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 16: Finished raising the rest of the panels Part 17 of Hope Chest for Daughter #2 series Part 18: Hand sanding & sealing the panels »

Santa gave me a multi-tool for Christmas and I used a Home Depot gift card to buy some accessories for it. I picked up a Dremel profile sanding kit. Turns out the radius of one of the profiles matches the concave section of my raised panel Ogee, so I set up and sanded the end grain. Started with 120 grit and then stepped up to 180.

Here’s the kit….

Here’s the profile I used…

and here’s my setup on my downdraft TS outfeed table…

This really tamed the rough end grain with just a half dozen passes of each grit.

The long grain came off the router very smooth, so I’m not sure if I want to hit it with the 180 or not.

This was my first time using the DeWalt multi tool and I really like the trigger, as it makes it easy to slowly ramp up the variable speed.

Thanks for looking in & Happy Trails :^)

-- It’s the knowledge in your head, skill in your hands and motivation to create in you heart that makes you a woodworker. - Mainiac Matt



2 comments so far

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

29401 posts in 2366 days


#1 posted 01-15-2017 02:58 AM

Daughter should love it sir

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View Roger's profile

Roger

20929 posts in 2832 days


#2 posted 01-31-2017 12:55 AM

Fantastic! Santa knows.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com