Shop Makeover 4- Scroll Saw Stand

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Project by rsmith71 posted 03-14-2010 04:44 PM 5946 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One more part of my shop re-work. I built this cabinet for my scroll saw (Hitachi 16”) and my benchtop drill press. The Black and Decker wouldn’t be my first choice but I scored it at a garage sale CHEAP and it does the job fairly well until I find a better one at the right price. The cabinet is 60” long x 20” deep and is on casters as most of the other cabinets in my shop. 1 drawer is for scroll saw blades and parts and the other 2 have drill bits and my forstners, as well as driver tips and holders. The 3 doors below store finishing supplies (sealer, lacquer, poly, paint, etc.) and shop-built fences for the press. It matches my workbench, my storage cabinet, and the little base cabinet my bench tools to set on when used.
There is one more cabinet to finish. My router table. I hit the sale at Rockler again this weekend and picked up 2 of the T-track kits (4’ w/ knobs and bolts) to build a fence for it. I hope to finish it this week.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

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#1 posted 03-14-2010 05:11 PM

Great looking bench and well thought out. ALSO nice to have your beer fridge close by.

-- Ralph New Hampshire,

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#2 posted 03-14-2010 05:35 PM

Nice stuff Robert. That cabinet looks good bud.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#3 posted 03-14-2010 06:05 PM

nice man, looks great!

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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#4 posted 03-14-2010 06:29 PM

Good project. Very functional and nice looking. Nice build.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#5 posted 03-14-2010 06:54 PM

Very nice.

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#6 posted 03-14-2010 09:17 PM

looking real nice

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#7 posted 03-18-2010 02:54 AM

Nice build Robert. That’s the same scroll saw I got. do you like it? I redid the insert because the factory one was too low on the table. It was hard to do small pieces. Keep on makin sawdust.

-- The safest place to be is within the will of God. God Bless. Michael

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