Tablesaw Stand for Vintage Craftsman Saw

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Project by Kyle Hooks posted 01-18-2017 07:11 PM 1633 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

This saw lives at my dad’s ranch now, but when it was in my shop, I couldn’t have a stationary saw. I work in a 2-car garage, but my wife needs a place to park when I’m not working. So I made a mobile stand. This is it. (Except the second photo. That’s a “before” picture.)

I made it out of 2×4’s (my favorite material since it’s cheap and I don’t have much money for woodworking). Joints are glued-and-screwed half laps. When the wheels lock, this thing doesn’t even budge! The back has a dust collection port. It doesn’t work very well, but it works better than nothing.

Also, the knob on the fence was broken. So I made a new one:

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#1 posted 01-19-2017 03:11 PM

A very practical addition/solution.

The only suggestion I could have made is extend the base to cover the “footprint” of the table top (unless you intend to wheel it over other shop-fixtures) to provide storage for extras like mitre sleds (or a slab of beer).

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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