My oscillating spindle sander is complete. It fits on the drill press
table and a vacuum can be hooked up easily to the side. The last three videos I made are related to the build.
To make the table I started with some 3/4" Baltic birch for the top and bottom and cut 2 pieces to 9"x 13". Since I was building a type of box I thought it would be a good idea to make a door so I could store the spindle sanders, this door would also be used for the vacuum.
A 2/14" inch hole saw is used to drill the hole for the vacuum. This is attached to the box with one hinge. The height of the door is slightly smaller in the frame for clearance. The top and bottom can now be secured to the box.
A hole is drilled in the top slightly lager than the spindle. This is repeated on the other side with a smaller hole for the smaller size spindles. This is done so I didn't have to mess around with throat plates.
The spindle sanders are stored in the box.........
Here are both the large and small spindle sanders in use, just flip the table, clamp and ready to be used. This can be done with the vacuum hose left in.
I hope you enjoyed this build, don't forget to comment!
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