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Project by DiyMinded posted 09-21-2020 04:29 PM 882 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Some time ago I was working on a project that required lots of plywood cut with my track saw. The track saw was always used on a sheet of foam insulation usually laying on the garage floor. For this large project, I wanted to work at a standing-height to do my cutting. So the foam cutting board was set up in my workshop on some sawhorses.

It wasn’t taken down right after the project and I found that the track saw was used far more often and my productivity increased. Unfortunately, the shop doesn’t have space for a dedicated 4×8 cutting station. I built this folding table that gives me 3 different size options to work on.
It also has casters that allow it to roll around the shop in any of the 3 sizes. Now after a few months, I am so glad that I took the time to build it. I made a quick Youtube video for those that are interested. Watch it here.

-- Jared, Diy Minded





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pottz

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#1 posted 09-21-2020 06:33 PM

great idea for a cutting table,better than crawling on your hands and knees.how have you attached the foam?

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 09-21-2020 08:27 PM



great idea for a cutting table,better than crawling on your hands and knees.how have you attached the foam?

- pottz

I used double-sided carpet tape. This makes it easy to change out when needed.

-- Jared, Diy Minded

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#3 posted 09-22-2020 02:12 PM

Great ide, one of these days i will have to build something similar. I need to get a decent bench first, but this would be a God send to have as well.

-- John in Florida

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#4 posted 10-08-2020 05:34 AM

Good idea. Well done video too.

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