1950's DeWalt MMB 23 RAS #14: Stand update!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 1233 days ago 3133 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 13: Started to work on a RAS cabinet! Part 14 of 1950's DeWalt MMB 23 RAS series Part 15: New table! »

How this cabinet looks? I need to get some brass screws to screw the top to the RAS rails.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#1 posted 1233 days ago

look’s good charles

you might want to get some brass screws to hold it together

other than that a brace under the left wing
or another box

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#2 posted 1233 days ago

Nice Job, CJ!

Are you going to put any type of support under the left side? Just in case you have any long, heavy pieces to cut- the table/saw would be less likely to tip.

Just a thought.


Edit- I was writing while David was posting!

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#3 posted 1233 days ago

Yes I am thinking about adding a brace, on the left wing.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 1233 days ago

Nice job :)

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#5 posted 1233 days ago

Great job… if/when you feel inspired, how about a “futurist” look for the stand to match the RAS? Buck Rogers would be proud!

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#6 posted 1233 days ago

Looks good Charles. Another addition might be to add a stop block. Route a channel and countersink a piece of T-track to one side of the blade about an inch from the fence. Make a stop from a block of wood and use a toilet bolt to secure it.

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#7 posted 1233 days ago


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#8 posted 1233 days ago

Lookin’ good

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#9 posted 1232 days ago

Looks great, very classic piece.

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#10 posted 1232 days ago

Kind of wish I use dado and rabbets. I just hope those pocket hole screws hold up.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#11 posted 1231 days ago

You are all over it CJ. Looks good and you probably have a better tool than if you had bought a new one. I think the cabinet will be a real plus to your shop. I would put a door on it to keep dust out. Make sure it is stable when you have a long piece of stock on it before you start cutting.

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