Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Planer and Spindle Sander Station!

Adam’s workshop organization project today involves creating a perfectly-fitted storage platform for his wood planer and orbital spindle sander. These are tools that are used infrequently in the shop, but still need to be easily accessed and stored–and Adam found the perfect place for them under his table saw. Additionally, Adam modifies his planer to work with his shop’s dust collector by making a magnetically attached hose adapter!

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4 thoughts on “Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Planer and Spindle Sander Station!

  1. I am curious to see how well the dust collector attachment works. I wonder if the wood chips that spit out will clog it or not. Please let us know when after some time. 🙂

  2. First, since I’m finally unlurking….Thanks for all of these. I’ve definitely taken some inspiration from tested, and my youngest daughter and I learned a lot from Mythbusters.

    And an idea for another tool/ODB. I found my shop vacuum would fill up after just a few planer passes. I made a dust separator from a garbage can, a board, and a few bits of pipe. It takes about 95% of the planer dust away before it gets to the vacuum. I could get fancy with drawings, but the concept is really simple: hose from planer to a plywood lid for the garbage can, coming in at the perimeter and elbowing to create a cyclone. Then a fitting in the top middle of the lid for a hose to the vacuum. All but the finest dust spins around a couple of times and drops out. If you’ve got bits around that not a ODB, but only a OHB.

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