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Outfeed table for Ridgid R4512

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Project by cgrooms posted 11-08-2014 11:52 PM 2807 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently built this outfeed table for my Ridgid R4512 table saw. I was in need of one as a future project will have me cutting some full sheets of plywood. It is a frame made of 3/4” plywood with cross members that are dadoed to line up with the miter slots on the saw. I then topped it with hardboard. I wanted it to be as light and as strong as possible.

I made adjustable legs out of plywood. I drilled a hole and then squared it out for a square nut to be able to tighten the legs from the other side. The legs are attached to top via hinges.

To attach it to the table saw I cut a 2×4 down and cut a dado in them for the table to sit in when I need it. I attached those using the t-track in the bottom of the rear fence rail. The whole table can be lifted off and folded up and put away to make room.





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 11-09-2014 05:03 AM

Efficient, functional and elegant solution. Nice work.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 11-09-2014 05:44 AM

I like the size of it!

-- "When it comes to working on stuff, buying more tools usually helps" - Matthew Eye

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#3 posted 11-09-2014 02:25 PM

Nice work.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#4 posted 11-09-2014 04:56 PM

I see you use a tricycle to move those heavy sheet goods around the shop … And yes, it is a nice outfeed table, and the torsion box should keep it dead flat.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#5 posted 11-09-2014 10:26 PM

Looks great. Exactly what I need.

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cgrooms

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#6 posted 11-10-2014 10:12 AM

Thanks for all the nice comments.

GrumpyMike – yes the tricycle does come in handy. Lol the joys of sharing a garage/shop

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