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Picture of Sanding Block & Wing Nuts Key
Sanding Block & Wing Nuts Key

I have a couple of those commercial sanding blogs with the spring clump front and back, but to me those things are big, flat only and don't hold the sand paper firmly and stretched, so it's easily tear out.

I needed I sanding blog that will do few things for me:

1) I wanted it to be smaller and fit nicely in my palm.
2) To hold the sand paper tightly without moving.
3) To be able to sand in tight and big round over corners
4) Easy to change sand papers.

Step 1: The Blog

Picture of The Blog
Some Designs of shop-made sanding blogs that I saw, the paper was been loaded from side to side, and I thought that this is leaving the front and back expose to tear-out and besides the basic movement of sanding is front to back.
Also they are just flat... I can use my power sanders for just flat sanding.

So I come up with a way to feed the paper front to back with the help of some grooves in the body and tongues on the handle.
This way my sand paper fits very tight on my block.
 
rickharris2 years ago
Excellent idea well made as well.
Thank you rickharris