1950's DeWalt MMB 23 RAS #10: Cabinet idea's for my RAS!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 02-25-2011 06:29 PM 1465 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I am wondering would Home Depot 3/4’’ Birch or Oak Plywood be good for a radial arm saw cabinet?

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#1 posted 02-25-2011 06:32 PM

If it doesn’t warp when you cut it, it should work. I think I would frame out the cabinet with 2 x stock to beef it up- the saw is pretty heavy.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 02-25-2011 06:39 PM

made mine out of particle board

the wing folds down

whatever fits your budget

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#3 posted 02-26-2011 03:50 AM

I’ve got to get me a radial arm saw!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 02-26-2011 05:19 AM

Matt they are good to have.

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