Craftsman Table Saw Stand

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Project by RouterManiac posted 07-05-2009 11:51 PM 12904 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an older craftsman bench saw that is like 1 3/4 HP with a belt drive. I found the plans on a old wood magazine issue (i think). But it addresses a couple of good storage issues plus it makes and ‘ok” saw pretty good. I built it for a buddy. Love the storage

-- Ken, Florida,

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#1 posted 07-06-2009 12:19 AM

I am impressed. I have an old flex-drive that I am desperate to make more useful/or at least more of a pleasure to work with.
You made good use a a space that is often overlooked for storage.

-- What do you mean it's square? How did that happen?

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#2 posted 07-06-2009 12:37 AM

Wow; thats really a nice shop project. You buddy is very lucky.
Nice work and thanks for sharing!

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#4 posted 07-06-2009 01:50 AM

Nice work Ken. I have been thinking about redoing the cabinet for my Craftsman 100 (a little older than yours) and I really like this design. What is behind the white board? I am assuming saw dust catcher, but what to make sure.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#5 posted 07-06-2009 02:05 AM

Great Lookin Stand

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#6 posted 07-06-2009 03:34 AM

Nothing wrong with an old Craftsman. A stand makes them much more useful. I can’t imagine how I made-do before I built mine.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#7 posted 07-06-2009 04:31 AM

Ken, this is a nice upgrade to the saw that markedly improves its functionality. The sheet metal stand that is on these saws is pretty flimsy and has no storage capacity at all. This is a major upgrade to the saw that should add years of service to the tool.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 08-08-2009 04:04 PM

I like the pull out pegboard alot! It appears to keep tools and materials organized and in plain view, versus rummaging through a drawer or cabinet. Sorry, I’ll be stealing that one!

-- Joey C., Baton Rouge, LA,

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#9 posted 08-09-2009 02:29 AM

Steal away, glad to help

-- Ken, Florida,

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#10 posted 10-30-2009 01:25 AM

I’m looking for plans for something EXACTLY like this… can’t find anything comparable in WOOD mag… anyone have any ideas?


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#11 posted 11-01-2009 09:52 PM

Nice looking table saw stand.

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#12 posted 02-26-2010 08:36 PM

I have a Ryobi I got as a Xmas present 4 yrs ago. Not a very good saw and already worn out. I was looking around for a used saw and asked an old contractor friend for advice. He offered me one of many unused saws and I accepted. It is old but used very little. It is a Craftsman Model 113.298720-10” and twice the weight and size of my Ryobi. I would appreciate any comments pro or con and information on upgrades.


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#13 posted 09-18-2010 06:32 PM

I have the exact same saw and was wondering if you had any further info on where you got the plans for your cabinet.



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