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BT3100 Table Saw Stand

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Project by JD13 posted 08-07-2014 05:06 PM 1222 views 6 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Getting back into woodworking and needed a table saw stand as my Ryobi BT3100 table saw was mounted to a rolling dolly cart just to be mobile but was basically unusable. So I made this one for it. It’s still a work in progress. It’s got a big open space for my sleds and add-ons and three drawers for various other stuff. The box is 24”, so the drawers are deep and hold a lot of stuff. I wanted to roll it around and put it on casters, but even locking ones wouldn’t hold it still enough to be safe. So I came up with a hinged idea where I joined two 4”x4” feet to a stringer (using Rockler Beadlock) and hinged them. I installed a simple gate latch to hold them up while I roll it around. When I want them down, I lift the end up slightly and drop the feet under. When I go mobile, I lift up slightly on each end and pull them out with my foot. Then I latch them up. After reading a LOT of BT3K sites, I did some saw upgrades to make it closer to a real table saw so check out my blog on that.

-- JD from Elk Grove





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-07-2014 10:13 PM

Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Beautiful cabinet for a fine saw. I have the BT3000 and my cabinet is no where near as nice!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Rick Dennington

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#2 posted 08-07-2014 11:27 PM

Very nice…..Them old saws deserve a good home, and you built a fine one for yours…..I built for my 1985 Craftsman several years back, and it’s still going strong…...

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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jeff

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#3 posted 08-08-2014 04:01 AM

nice set-up…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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