Sanding station with fold-down down draft table done

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Project by Sawdustmaker posted 02-16-2014 04:07 PM 3300 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to make a rolling stand for my spindle Sander and all of my other individual finishing and belt sanders. The fold-down sanding table allows me to hook up a 2 1/2 inch line to either the vacuum or my dust collector. Now I need to make a third stand for my planer and then I will have a threesome.

-- Brian, Virginia Beach

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View helluvawreck's profile


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#1 posted 02-16-2014 04:12 PM

This will be a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#2 posted 02-16-2014 04:27 PM

Those holes in the peg board area way to small.
Even for a vac. But if you put a DC on that, you’ll starve it.

Figure 3/8 if you are using a DC and use a countersink to smooth the holes out.

-- Jeff NJ

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#3 posted 02-16-2014 05:23 PM

very nice,looks to nice to be in the shop.great work!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 02-16-2014 05:43 PM

WOW! Great idea! every shop could use something like this.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#5 posted 02-16-2014 05:47 PM

I agree w/woodchuckerNJ about the hols. Won’t suck anything.

The rest of the station should be in your living room! Very nice piece of furniture!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 02-16-2014 07:40 PM

Nice project with storage for all the essentials….............

-- mike...............

View Sawdustmaker's profile


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#7 posted 02-16-2014 07:50 PM

I might agree with your assumption IRT the dust collector, but the number of holes and their total area exceeds a 2.50 inch opening for the wet vac. In fact, when I connect the vacuum, there is NO change In the sound at all.

-- Brian, Virginia Beach

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#8 posted 02-17-2014 01:40 PM

That is an awesome piece of shop furniture!

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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#9 posted 02-19-2014 12:38 AM

Wow Wow Wow!
That is very nice!
Good job!

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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#10 posted 02-21-2014 03:25 PM

Wow! Awesome build, too pretty to put in a workshop. Great shop table and drawers that will serve you well for a long time. Excellent job!

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#11 posted 04-03-2015 06:41 PM

That’s too pretty for shop furniture… Some of my inside the house furniture isn’t as nice!

-- Jon "That's about as close as I can eyeball it"

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