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Project by WistysWoodWorkingWonders posted 05-20-2013 04:50 PM 4532 views 16 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another project for the Wisty workshop. This one is built using the same materials as the remainder of my shop benches (to keep things looking uniform, I guess that is the military side of me coming out).
I did this project in 2011, but am just now getting back online to catch up on postings. The two sanders are mounted to the bench which is on wheels so I can use it anywhere in my shop. Both machines are hooked up to a dedicated vacuum for dust collection. Some storage under the cart allows for my portable disc sander and some misc other boxes.
The Ridgid Oscilating sander has been a great addition to my shop and has seen tons of use already, as an inexpensive machine, it is well worth the money. If your shop doesn’t already have one, suggest you get one as it is very useful for all sorts of projects.
The cart is on wheels for ease of movement throughout the shop, and even though on wheels, it doesn’t move around when I am using the sander.
All in all, I am very pleased with this project, both in terms of looks and functionality.
Thanks for checking out my project. More to come soon as time permits to upload these.


-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#1 posted 05-20-2013 05:14 PM

I cannot agre more about the Rigid sander. I have had one for at least 6 years. I use it all the time.

Nice work on the stand.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 05-20-2013 09:37 PM

great stand,very functional.i also agree on the sander i’ve had it for 3 months and it comes in handy.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 05-20-2013 10:29 PM

Pretty fancy stand. Looks good.
I was chamfering some tenons yesterday with the oscilating belt and tilted table. I don’t think I could go without that tool for A&C style furniture.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#4 posted 05-21-2013 06:05 AM

I really want to make this now. I love it when people give me ideas out of the blue, thank you WistysWoodWorkingWonders for posting this and well done.

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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Jay Wells

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#5 posted 05-21-2013 06:27 AM

I’ve been looking at that sander for a few weeks now. Nearly bought one Sunday but decided to wait and see if it goes on sale this holiday weekend. Seems everyone that buys it likes it.

Thanks for showing your setup..just what I need.

-- Find your limitations, and ignore them!

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#6 posted 05-21-2013 06:54 AM

Nice combo build,everyone seems to love their Rigid Oscilating sander…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#7 posted 05-21-2013 09:20 AM

Added to faves for eventual construction.
Great job. :-)

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#8 posted 05-22-2013 01:16 AM

Can’t wait to get the ridgid. Do you find you use your belt sander now that you have the ridgid?

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#9 posted 05-26-2013 12:00 PM

Nicely compacted, and portable, with many sanding options, and dust collection right there. Very nice build

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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