To hold a shop-vacuum hose on target on your drill press, simply attach a welding magnet to the drill-press column. Then, secure the vac hose to it using a rubber-band retainer like the one shown below left. —Serge Duclos, Delson, Que.
Sanding block is quick to make and easy to use: A sanding block is an essential piece of woodworking equipment, with designs ranging from basic to high-tech. I’ve had good luck with this bandsawn block for many years.