I’ve continued tinkering with my table saw stand/workstation. Since I moved the fence system all the way to the right, the ruler was no longer accurate. I purchased a new one and got that zeroed in without a too much effort. I also started an apothecary style entertainment center for our house. I knew pretty quickly that I was going to need a sled for cutting my panels to length. So I made the one in the second picture first with some scrap oak I had laying around and a 1/2” piece...
Today I am going to start building a mobile workstation/cart or whatever you want to call it. No doubt mine will be similar to carts others have built, but customized to fit my needs. So, here are my ideas. The Plan Table use: I plan to use the table for things like: a sanding area surface for mounting the PC dovetail jig mount for the pocket hole jig area for clamping glue ups. other uses where work piece needs to be held in position via clamps. Construction Detail...
So, here is the current status. Doesn’t look like much progress from 2 months ago, but several things have actually taken place: 1. Built homemade belt guard (yes I could have bought one off ebay or from Sears but this was more fun)2. Installed safety switch and wiring.3. Added dust bin under the saw using scrap formica material. The design might be original? I was planning on building a “ramp” down to a hose connector, but saw this scrap and thought I would try it. Seale...
1. Start2. Finish! So…I got the fence installed on my new table saw workstation today, and realized that I am way behind on sharing this. The problem is, any time I get on LJ I end up looking at other people’s cool stuff! This is not an exhaustive list of the resources and references I utilized, but these are the ones that I bookmarked and came back to several times. Some of the other ‘table saw workstations’ on this site are RIDICULOUSLY drool-worthy. My goal wa...
I’m sure this has happened to other people—you start out trying to do one thing and end up doing all sorts of others. That’s the definition of yak shaving—one thing leads to another and before you know it you end up needing to shave a yak when all you wanted to do was (insert activity). I have the bench top to the basic shape I want, including dado-ing out some chisel and saw holders. I started to visualize the base of the bench—I like to get exact meas...
The reason I originally found this site was because I wanted to make my tablesaw more ‘usable’. I have a small craftsman beginner type table saw and I wanted to add a wing or something to give me more support for cutting so I looked around for plans and found a ton of awesome work stations on this site. I guess the design comes from Norm Abram (sp?). Anyway, I decided to finally get going on this so I took the things I liked from all of your projects and tried to use them in my...
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