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Sander Boom Arm

By: Erich Lage
This clever bench accessory takes a lot of the frustration out of sanding duties.

w230 009f01 I sand a lot of projects at my workbench. The problem is that the power cord and the dust collection hose of the sander are always in my way. Either they’re tugging as they hook on the edge of the bench, or they trip me up as they snake around my feet. I decided to solve this frustrating problem once and for all. W230 009a01 The answer came in the form of a swinging arm. With the help of an eye bolt and hook-and-loop strap, it holds the cord and hose up out of the way. The arm swings freely because it’s attached to a disc that rides on a lazy Susan. And, as the photo shows, the lazy Susan is attached to another disc that’s mounted on a post. W230 009a01 d03 The stiffness of the hose serves to move the arm back and forth as needed. W230 009a01 d02 A base attached to the post makes it easy to clamp to the bench.

Published: Sept. 16, 2021
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