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Project by Scotty Gann posted 04-08-2009 06:38 AM 3660 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My buddy who is entering the wood working world needed an assembly type table.
I suggested making a pair of smaller tables that could be clamped together when needed. His shop would be a bit crowded with a 4×6 table always there. We made it 32” high and spaced it to store milk crates on the middle shelf. The project material was just under $100.00 dollars.
It took us 4 hours to cut up all of the pieces and assemble both benches.

See ya on the next one.

-- Be good or be good at it!

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#1 posted 04-08-2009 07:03 AM

Yea, using smaller tables that can expand is a real good idea or fold down or something…, I have been moving my operations out to the back shop for Spring and Summer and starting to notice…Crap…I ain’t going to have enough space :) I am feeling the PINCH…:)

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#2 posted 04-08-2009 03:12 PM

nice idea. what about casters on the tables, too?

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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#3 posted 04-08-2009 03:55 PM

Excellent idea, good work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 04-08-2009 04:17 PM

The qualities of practicability (?) Sturdy, cheap, usable, convenient…

I did mine using similar construction… a work-table-shelf-table-scaffold that is only 12” w x 36 h x 72” l with casters so I could roll around and then store as a shelving unit in my very small saw dust room. I also did a fold up table attached to the wall and a shelf unit recessed between wall studs… anything to gain workspace in otherwise cramped quarters…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#5 posted 04-09-2009 01:23 PM

I have a similar one with casters. I made mine the same height as my table saw (34”), making it handy as an outfeed support when needed.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#6 posted 04-09-2009 06:23 PM

Great idea!

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