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Increasing height of mobile tool cart

by RedWoodworker
posted 02-07-2018 02:46 PM


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Steve

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#1 posted 02-07-2018 03:06 PM

I think your solution would work.

You could also probably just run 2×4s along each side on the bottom and then mount the casters to them.

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RedWoodworker

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#2 posted 02-07-2018 03:59 PM



I think your solution would work.

You could also probably just run 2×4s along each side on the bottom and then mount the casters to them.

- bndawgs

The 2×4s are a great idea. Thanks bndawgs!

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John Smith

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#3 posted 02-07-2018 04:57 PM

I would suggest you pay attention to the center of gravity also.
the smaller your base and the higher you go increases the risk of falling over. (which is not a good thing).

-- Failure is proof that you at least tried ~ now, go do it again, and again, until you get it right --

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#4 posted 02-07-2018 05:12 PM



I would suggest you pay attention to the center of gravity also.
the smaller your base and the higher you go increases the risk of falling over. (which is not a good thing).

- John Smith

That is a good point. The base of my drill press is 17” x 10”, so I made the table 24” x 22” to give some extra space. Think that will be a problem?

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