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Old Unisaw Mobile Base with Dust Collection

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Project by vlorenzi88 posted 02-11-2021 12:44 AM 998 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I wanted to mobilize my table saw but had some design restrictions that I felt would limit me to build my own mobile base instead of purchasing. I just finished the project and man I am pretty happy with its end result so I thought I would share. The base only raised the top of the table by about 1/2” to be at 34-1/2” and then also incorporates dust collection. I didn’t want to cut into the sheet metal of my 1951 Unisaw so I thought this would work pretty good. I used hardboard for the bottom and slanted it to the back to a 4” collection port. The way I was really able to keep the table height from increasing was removing the sub base that was used in older Unisaw’s as seen in my one picture. If anyone wanted, I have some pdf’s of all the parts that I modeled up in solidworks. The base was made of 2×6 and 2×4 material that I jointed to make flat and easier to make square.





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#1 posted 02-11-2021 01:14 AM

Looks nice !

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#2 posted 02-11-2021 01:30 AM

Great base, with dust collection. Should work well.

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