Hints and Tips #19: Specialized Tiny Sander

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Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 12-22-2015 04:08 PM 1601 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 18: Sanding Small Parts Part 19 of Hints and Tips series Part 20: Card of Tacks for Spraying Smaller Items »

While making some bottle openers, I needed a way to get into a small area and sand, so I cut a piece of thick dowel, cut a neck into it to help me get past an installed and glued-on washer, glued on a piece of sandpaper with contact cement, trimmed it and sanded away. It was a simple fix to an odd problem, but I’m not positive everyone would have considered such a low tech approach.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#1 posted 12-23-2015 12:34 PM

Ahah ! THAT’S what it’s for ! Thinking inside the curve Dave, good idea.

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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#2 posted 12-23-2015 01:05 PM

Ahah ! THAT S what it s for ! Thinking inside the curve Dave, good idea.

- racerglen

Glad I got folks wondering about things.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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