Roll around workbench/out feed table/tool cabinet/assembly table

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Project by ACR_SCOUT posted 06-09-2013 01:41 PM 10409 views 17 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a workbench for the garage but like any garage I feel I have limited space so I needed a multi-tasker. I decided the bench would have to be the height of my table saw so it could function as an out feed table. After showing off the initial plans it was recommended that I enclose it to store tools in. I read somewhere on the net that it is advisable to leave a lip all the way around as a clamping surface. This was a great idea.

So in the end I come away with a bench top of 2’x4’. I installed 3” double locking casters. The top is 3/4” MDF covered with 3/4” plywood. The top has a 3” overhang on three sides. The long back side is flush for two purposes. One so it would sit flush to the garage wall. The second is because I plan to build a second one and when I put them back to back I have 4’x6’ assembly table with 3” overhang all the way around. For now this is working out great.

-- Sears Table Saw Model: 113.298150

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#1 posted 06-09-2013 02:42 PM

Great job, I bet it will serve your needs well!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 06-09-2013 02:52 PM

Great Job

-- Malcolm, Mobile Alabama

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#3 posted 06-09-2013 03:35 PM

nice work and design

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 06-09-2013 04:24 PM

There never seems to be enough work surfaces in my shop. Good job.
My last mobile bench was similar but because table saw height is often to high for other work (or not high enough) I made it shorter and created a support system for the top that allows me to raise and lower it as needed. Also I have an open 6” space under the top for putting the tools I’m using at the time out of the way. On the ends between the supports I put in shallow open shelves to hold glue bottles and other small items.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#5 posted 06-09-2013 05:49 PM

looks useful

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#6 posted 06-09-2013 07:53 PM

very nice project, thanx 4 sharing

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#7 posted 06-10-2013 05:13 AM

Great bench. I built one a wheels a well, but much taller. I was making allot of hand router signs at that time and go tired of bending over so much on my regular benches.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#8 posted 06-10-2013 11:47 AM

Great job.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#9 posted 06-10-2013 12:24 PM

Well done, nice design!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#10 posted 06-10-2013 12:36 PM

It makes a nice utility table for the shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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