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Project by Knightrider posted 11-10-2014 05:30 AM 3528 views 11 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this a few years ago. It was basically an excuse to try and build something round. It’s built with scraps and cutoffs like all my shop cabinets, but it has served me well.

-- Chris Knight - West Michigan - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gift-of-Memories/161419607227992?ref=hl





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#1 posted 11-10-2014 05:43 AM

this is so cute!!!

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#2 posted 11-10-2014 08:39 AM

I think it looks cool and I now need a reason to make something other than myself round.

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#3 posted 11-10-2014 10:02 AM

Very nice.

I would need one with the round part was opposite, to make room for my stommack.

-- Knappen aka Ole - I have to try everything at least once.

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#4 posted 11-10-2014 12:00 PM

LOL at Knappen… ME TOO!

Do you have some sort of funnel in the back to direct the dust into the trashcan? Or is the can just under there to throw cutoffs into?
NICE setup by the way.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#5 posted 11-10-2014 12:38 PM

It’s low enough that the belly shouldn’t get in the way too much. You might not be able to see what angle you’re cutting, but that could be an issue regardless of the design. :-) Maybe it’s time to reinvent the wheel and create a Miter Saw that rotates concavely instead of convexly (or vice versa).

The barrel below is for cutoffs, I haven’t gotten around to tackling dust collection yet. There is plenty of room behind the saw, so I’m thinking a hood of some kind. I’ve seen a couple on this site that would probably work.

-- Chris Knight - West Michigan - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gift-of-Memories/161419607227992?ref=hl

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#6 posted 11-10-2014 02:47 PM

Very nice, thanks for the inspiration.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#7 posted 11-10-2014 05:19 PM

Hi Chris. That is a super saw station. I love it!

Great looking piece of furniture, too!!...........Jim

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

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#8 posted 11-10-2014 08:16 PM

Super job on the chop saw station….It should work good for years to come…..Unless you’re like the rest of us, and make changes to the shop, and more and better upgrades…...Woodworkers are never satisfied wth “just one way”....I like to see good, quality furniture, even in a shop…...

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#9 posted 11-10-2014 10:08 PM

What a great saw station may need to borrow your design
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#10 posted 11-11-2014 12:18 AM

That is a great design. Very different from others that I have seen. I really like it!

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#11 posted 11-11-2014 02:11 AM

Thanks for all the great comments and compliments.

-- Chris Knight - West Michigan - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gift-of-Memories/161419607227992?ref=hl

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#12 posted 11-11-2014 02:50 AM

pretty sweet dude!

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#13 posted 11-11-2014 03:05 AM

that’s the nicest mitre saw set-up I’ve seen

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#14 posted 11-11-2014 04:50 AM

That is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#15 posted 01-03-2015 09:02 PM

Finally uploaded a drawing of the stand to the Sketchup 3D Warehouse. Search Miter Saw, Woodshop, Woodworking or my username (knightrider).

-- Chris Knight - West Michigan - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gift-of-Memories/161419607227992?ref=hl

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