After many requested I provide a good plan for a downdraft table, here are the plans for my table that I use. Building a downdraft table is a must for most hobbyist shops that do lots of power sanding and carving. So is building or buying a portable hood that can be directed right next to the work.
This handy drill press sanding table helps you in three important ways. First, it has a dust-collection port for capturing fine dust before it becomes airborne….
When I am sanding small workpieces with a palm sander, I like to use a non-skid sanding mat. The mat holds the pieces in place and leaves me with one less thing to worry about. The only trouble I have is keeping the mat within easy reach. The solution to this problem was simple with this flip up sanding mat.