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Project by twoblacklabs posted 11-30-2014 12:08 AM 3533 views 20 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on the ever popular Woodworker’s Journal Article. Only thing left to do is touch up the BLO, route the miter slot extensions and apply the protective polyurethane. Not perfect by any means but I’m excited to have this finished. Folds flat when not in use.

I took the pics while the extension leg was resting on top of the shelf/brace instead of on the shelf itself. Oops. Scroll through the comments for more photos.

Enjoy because I know I will.

Lots of room photo 20141129_162828.jpg

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Gives me just over 57" of total depth photo 20141129_162759.jpg

Gives me just over 57” overall depth from front of saw to back of table.

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-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?





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niftynoel

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#1 posted 11-30-2014 02:59 AM

Super. Love it.

-- Noel

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missouriwood

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#2 posted 11-30-2014 04:21 AM

Great job!

-- Eric, Lone Jack, MO

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Vince

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#3 posted 11-30-2014 02:21 PM

Sweet setup, great job.

-- Vince

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Bigrock

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#4 posted 11-30-2014 05:33 PM

Looks real nice. Do you use a cross cut sled?

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twoblacklabs

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#5 posted 11-30-2014 05:42 PM

Thanks. Yes I made my version of the Super Sled. I just haven’t cut the miter slot extensions. Can’t get back to the shop for a few more days to finish up.

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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Rick Dennington

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#6 posted 11-30-2014 06:21 PM

Stellar job on the outfeed table….A table saw is just not complete w/o one…..They are a must for feeding stock, and stock falling off the end of the saw is unacceptable, besides damaging the wood…..Stellar…..

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

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Notw

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#7 posted 11-30-2014 08:06 PM

Very nice and well done!

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 11-30-2014 10:43 PM

COOL Project – Job! :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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RogerInColorado

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#9 posted 11-30-2014 11:57 PM

This is awesome great! I don’t recall seeing this in WWJ. Can you share the issue it’s in so we can study in more detail?

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twoblacklabs

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#10 posted 12-01-2014 01:43 AM

Woodworkers Journal Jan-Feb 2009

There are several versions on Lumberjocks. Just search for outfeed table and or fold down outfeed table.

Thanks for the compliments. I had to work today and will be out of commission tomorrow. Really want to get back in the shop to route the miters, apply finish and get started on a few cutting boards for Christmas.

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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Duckster

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#11 posted 12-02-2014 02:34 AM

This is one of the finest table extensions I’ve seen. Great job. How did you attach the front section to your saw?

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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twoblacklabs

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#12 posted 12-02-2014 05:21 PM

The Mounting Plate is attached with 5/16” lag bolts and washers. I had to drill through the rear rail in order for this to work. Just had to ensure the lag bolts would not be directly inline with the miter slot extensions.

Here are a few more pics and a video. Click on the link to see just how easy this is to setup and take down.

http://vid1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa446/twoblacklabs/Work%20Shop/Outfeed%20Table/20141202_113602.mp4

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-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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mikethetermite

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#13 posted 09-12-2015 02:56 PM

Well done. I have been using a 4’X5’ rolling work bench as a out feed table. Need to give this a try.

Thanks for sharing,

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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OldGuysRule

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#14 posted 10-08-2015 08:32 AM

Great looking table!
I’ve been looking at different designs and I really like this one!!
I’ve got to build one for my saw!

-- Rod P.........OLD GUY......Learning new things!

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