Miter Saw Stand

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Project by that1guy posted 04-20-2018 12:43 PM 2790 views 9 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Miter saw stand that I made. Still have to do some tweaks but its coming along nicely.

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#1 posted 04-20-2018 01:29 PM

Looks really good. Should make for a more enjoyable time in your workshop.
Take the time to modify this and make pull out drawers on the bottom. Doors suck….....unless you like standing on your head to find things in the back of the cabinet.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#2 posted 04-20-2018 02:44 PM

Looks great! This is my next project for the shop. Did you follow any plans for the cabinet build? I’ve been looking at a plan in Wood Magazine I might follow as it’s pretty basic. Like Mike in Waukesha (wait a minute, I thought I was Mike in Waukesha…LOL) said, I plan to put in pull-out shelves in mine. Nice looking build.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#3 posted 04-20-2018 03:11 PM

I didn’t follow any plans. I just looked at a bunch of them and took the things I liked and turned it into one lol. Im happy with it. Just got a new Miter Saw today so I have to modify where the saw. I need to make some angle pieces for behind the saw to funnel the dust down. Sometimes it collects in the corners.

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#4 posted 04-20-2018 04:03 PM

I dig it.

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#5 posted 04-20-2018 04:42 PM

Great job!!! You’ll get some great use from this build.
Looks sharp and works great I’m sure.

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#6 posted 04-20-2018 06:23 PM

Stellar job on the miter saw station…..It should serve you well for many years….!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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#7 posted 04-20-2018 09:49 PM

fancy schmancy. I’m loven it. great job.

-- What this world needs is a little more sawdust on the floor.

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#8 posted 04-21-2018 01:14 AM

Nice work station for the saw

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#9 posted 04-21-2018 01:17 AM

One impressive build. Nice work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#10 posted 04-21-2018 03:07 AM

Nicely done. Lots of useful storage as well.

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#11 posted 04-21-2018 05:12 AM

That’s a beauty. I like the hidden sliding drawers. I may have to convert mine. It’s a pita to find stuff in the back. Nice work!

-- Bill, Yo! Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#12 posted 04-21-2018 07:03 AM

Looking great.


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#13 posted 04-21-2018 10:05 AM

I like the down draft cabinet idea. Plenty of good ideas to “borrow”. My miter saw station is in sad need of this kind of upgrade. I could use the under cabinet storage and the counter top space.

I’m curious what the white cord running into the cabinet is for.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#14 posted 04-21-2018 01:28 PM

I m curious what the white cord running into the cabinet is for.

- EarlS

My first thought was dust collection switch but then why does it run into the cabinet? Then I realized his cabinet is lighted so my bet is the white wire controls the led light inside the miter box area

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#15 posted 04-21-2018 01:45 PM

Wow, when I first glanced at the small picture, I thought it was a kitchen unit. Fit for a king for sure.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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