Mitre Saw Station

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Blog series by EdsCustomWoodCrafts updated 02-03-2016 06:56 PM 5 parts 6123 reads 11 comments total

Part 1: Cabinet Carcas

01-24-2016 04:32 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 7 comments »

I finally started my dedicated mitre saw station and as you can see it’s basically going to be 2 36” wide cabinets with drawers and 2 cabinet doors to each unit .. In the middle I’m going to put a shelf and frame to support the mitre saw and also make it flush to the top of the cabinets so I cut my 8’ lumber . The cabinets are made out of furniture grade poplar and its dimensions are 36” wide 40” tall and 24” deep.. I planing...

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Part 2: The Drawers

01-27-2016 02:25 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 1 comment »

This is the first drawers that I’ve ever made and I used pocket joinery and a dado to sit the drawer base in the sides. The drawers are made of 3/4” poplar plywood and have dimensions of 32” wide, 22” deep and 5 1/2” high.. I also put a poplar false front on the drawer to match the face frame.. I also added 22” full extended drawer slides that can hold 150 lb weight.. It’s s very simply joinery and it should be strong enough to fold what we I...

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Part 3: Mitre Saw Shelf

01-30-2016 02:26 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 1 comment »

Ok so the mitre saw station project is nearing the home stretch… What’s completed is:1. Cabinet Carcass2. Face Frame installed3. Drawers built and installed4. Cabinet top surfaces installed and solid wood edgbanded with poplar5. Mitre Saw Shelf What’s to come:1. Mitre saw fence and installing the Kreg Precision Top track and production stop.( this picture shows the entire kit, I didn’t spend $140 on the entire kit what I did do is bought enough top track for 6...

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Part 4: Kreg Precision Mitre Fence System

02-01-2016 04:02 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 2 comments »

I finally installed the Kreg Top Trac precision system with a production stop. This was very easy to installed it required a 2 1/4” high fence and then cut the track as need since both of my cabinets are 34” wide I cut one piece of top track to 34” predrilled the holes in the back with a 1/8” drill bit and screwed it to the fence and finally screwed the L shaped fence to the top of my cabinet .. Simple Next and final project part is frame and panel...

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Part 5: Cabinet Door Construction & Hanging

02-03-2016 06:56 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 0 comments »

So the style of door i am making is a frame and panel style.. This is where I really put my new dado set to good use .. The doors are made with poplar(1×3) railand stiles with 1/4” plywood as the panel. 1. Cut 1/4” and 1/2” deep dado in all 4 pieces of poplar. ( per door)2. Cut 1/2” wide tenon again using the dado stack … Primary objective is making sure the style is flush with the mating tenon.. I chose this joint because when done correctly it pro...

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