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Project by MatthewTruax posted 03-04-2019 05:14 PM 2553 views 14 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rocked a folding outfeed table for the tablesaw today. I wanted it to fold without leg supports so I can continue to keep my tablesaw mobile.

I used Rockler’s 16” Folding Shelf Brackets (reportedly holds 750 lbs each). They worked a treat.

Secured them with 6 self tapping screws. Plenty strong enough to hold up to outfeed table abuse.

https://www.rockler.com/folding-shelf-brackets-select-option

-- "I only do what the voices in my wife's head tell her to tell me to do."





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fivecodys

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#1 posted 03-04-2019 05:23 PM

Nicely done Matt!
I like how you clipped the corners. Smart move.

-- When you leave your shop for the night, make sure you can always count to 10.

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Rayne

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#2 posted 03-05-2019 12:15 AM

Hey…I know you. lol. Nice to see other Guild Members here from time to time. Once again, nice project.

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MatthewTruax

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#3 posted 03-05-2019 12:30 AM



Nicely done Matt!
I like how you clipped the corners. Smart move.

- fivecodys


Thanks!! I didn’t want to keep catching my hips on the corners

-- "I only do what the voices in my wife's head tell her to tell me to do."

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MatthewTruax

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#4 posted 03-05-2019 12:30 AM



Hey…I know you. lol. Nice to see other Guild Members here from time to time. Once again, nice project.

- Rayne

Thanks brother! Cheers!

-- "I only do what the voices in my wife's head tell her to tell me to do."

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Peteybadboy

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#5 posted 03-05-2019 12:21 PM

good idea

-- Petey

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Gittyup

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#6 posted 03-05-2019 01:20 PM

Nicely done. I have that same router table extension. Now you just need a place to store that fence rather than on the floor.

-- tel

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MatthewTruax

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#7 posted 03-05-2019 02:18 PM



Nicely done. I have that same router table extension. Now you just need a place to store that fence rather than on the floor.

- Gittyup

Got any suggestions?

-- "I only do what the voices in my wife's head tell her to tell me to do."

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Mainiac Matt

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#8 posted 03-05-2019 02:48 PM

Looks great… very nicely executed.

You’ll love the confidence that a sizeable outfeed table gives you.

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#9 posted 03-05-2019 02:54 PM

Awesome. Very functional.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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ScottM

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#10 posted 03-05-2019 06:45 PM

I need something like this! What are the dimensions you used?

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MatthewTruax

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#11 posted 03-05-2019 07:18 PM



I need something like this! What are the dimensions you used?

- ScottM

This is 22” x 37”
I started with a 2’x4’ and trimmed it down until it looked right.

-- "I only do what the voices in my wife's head tell her to tell me to do."

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BburgBoy

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#12 posted 03-08-2019 08:55 PM

Well done. Clever use of that hinge type…. Avoids all the hassle of affixing a piano hinge or adapter to the L bracket that supports the fence. Did you find it difficult to get the height and level aligned?

-- Larry, SW Virginia

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MatthewTruax

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#13 posted 03-08-2019 09:00 PM



Well done. Clever use of that hinge type…. Avoids all the hassle of affixing a piano hinge or adapter to the L bracket that supports the fence. Did you find it difficult to get the height and level aligned?

- BburgBoy


It was fairly difficult (I think I tried 3 times to get it right but that was probably due to user error Haha

-- "I only do what the voices in my wife's head tell her to tell me to do."

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DavidHamilton

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#14 posted 03-12-2019 08:10 AM

I am constantly being amazed at how this community is able to do things that improve the status of their workshops just by building something with the things they already have. It’s just so wonderful to be handle with this sort of thing! Really gets me motivated to try and do some of this stuff myself!

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Brad12

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#15 posted 04-17-2019 11:44 AM

Looks great. I was planning to do something that almost mirrors this exactly. 6 weeks in, would you have done anything differently?

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