Introduction: Drill Press Sanding Plates

Turn your drill press into a temporary spindle sander with plates.

Step 1: Plate

Trace your drill press table onto a piece of melamine or other piece of wood and find the center.

Step 2: Router

Use a router circle jig to cut the piece to size.

Step 3: Drill

Drill out a hole in the center of the plate to accommodate the spindle sander. This plate fits two different diameter sanders.

Step 4: Plate 2

This plate accommodates 2 smaller spindles.

Step 5: Dust Collection

Hook a vacuum hose up to the bottom of the drill press table.

Step 6: Sand Away