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Shop-Built Edge Sander Overview

By: John Doyle
Recently, Rod Reyes of My Garage Woodshop completed this build from our Shop-Built Edge Sander plans. He did an amazing job on this time-saving power tool, and even added some ingenious modifications of his own!

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Any tool that can help take the drudgery out of sanding is a welcome addition to most shops. A large edge sander is a perfect example. But many of us don’t have the funds for an expensive, dedicated stationary tool like this. So when our design team proposed this shop-made version, I knew we’d hit the jackpot for both practicality and affordability. You can build this sander from common materials like 3/4" plywood and then just add a motor, switch, some hardware, and a sanding belt and you are ready to get to work.

Published: Jan. 16, 2020
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