mobile miter saw stand with folding wings

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Project by interpim posted 01-06-2018 05:28 AM 3819 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been wanting to build a folding miter stand for a while, and this is what I created over the past few days. I took the basic construction from youtube by a guy who’s handle is redneckdiy. I guess the original was fine woodworking, but since i didn’t have a desire for the onboard vacuum storage, I filled it with drawers. I was still able to get the basic construction out of 2 sheets of 3/4” maple ply, and the drawer bottoms are from 3/16” utility ply. I trimmed out the front with some scrap walnut I had laying around.

I appreciate any comments!

Thanks Andybb for the picture advice!

-- San Diego, CA

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#1 posted 01-06-2018 06:06 AM

Great looking design and build! Thanks for the youtube reference. I believe this is the link. I need to make it.

PS You should try to re-upload the pictures. If you are using a phone for pictures try holding it horizontally (wide) and they should orient correctly.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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#2 posted 01-06-2018 07:17 AM

You are correct Andybb, that one of the videos I was referencing

-- San Diego, CA

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#3 posted 01-06-2018 12:17 PM

Just great! Those wings are real space saver.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 01-06-2018 12:20 PM

Very nice and should be great in your shop.

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#5 posted 01-06-2018 02:40 PM

So much in such a small footprint! Look like a pleasure to use! Nicely done!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 01-06-2018 03:35 PM

This is a very nice miter saw base and it’s a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 01-08-2018 08:13 AM

I have almost all of my tools on wheels. And out to the driveway they go on a nice day. Really nicely done.

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#8 posted 02-08-2018 03:17 PM

interpim – nice work. FYI I built a very similar (if not identical) project from fine woodworking about 12 year ago – I ended up dismantling it as the ‘wings’ eventually became too loose due to excessive wear. Please be careful if you used piano hinges for the wings as they are a weak point. I was lucky as I had the space and could opt for a fixed mitre station. If I could do it again I would have sprung for the prebuilt steel ones.

-- Derek Tay, Venerate the Tree Design

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