Mobile table saw cabinet

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Project by Heisinberg posted 04-16-2015 01:43 PM 5036 views 43 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I would like start by giving a big shout out to Drew at the Rockn H Woodshop. I took inspiration for this build from his “Ultimate table saw” project and video’s on his youtube channel. He does an awesome job of showing how his was done and that helped make my build more successful. Thank you Drew.

My original idea was to scale down this project to a smaller version but that idea quickly faded. The thought of having all this storage was just to compelling. Overall dimensions are as follows, 8ft long by 3ft wide and 37 5/16” high. The top is laminated and it rolls on six 4” 200lb castors. She has 16 sliding drawers and 4 swing open doors.

This cabinet has completely changed how I am able work. I have the ability now to cut full sheets of plywood. I can move easily to the router without interfering with a saw setup or vice versa. Everything is now at my finger tips from saw blades and router bits to tape measures and pencils. I could go on and on about all the great things this saw cabinet can do but let’s address the obvious weakness and that’s the rip fence. It just wasn’t in the budget for now and will be a easy add on when that money becomes available.

I did start a blog on this build but that took away time from actually getting the thing built so I stopped after 3 weeks Here are some pics of the build. Enjoy!

-- "I've still got things left to do." – Walter White

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#1 posted 04-16-2015 02:34 PM

Wow! super cool I like it

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#2 posted 04-16-2015 02:42 PM

Fantastic set up great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 04-16-2015 03:10 PM

Should serve you well for years to come. All that storage and organization will pay big dividends over the years. I hope I can build something like this in the near future.

-- Brad, Texas,

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#4 posted 04-16-2015 04:53 PM

What did you do for dust collection?

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#5 posted 04-16-2015 05:10 PM

I knew that question would come up sooner or later. I use a shop vac and dust deputy for now. I have to switch back and forth between the saw and the router right now. I purposely left out any pictures of the back because that part isn’t finished yet. I have a cool idea for it and will post it when it’s complete.

-- "I've still got things left to do." – Walter White

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#6 posted 04-16-2015 09:11 PM

most excellent ! how did you mount the slides on the pullout blade drawers ?

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#7 posted 04-16-2015 09:32 PM

Those drawers have two slides mounted on the one side and spaced 10” apart and 5 3/4” from the bottom

-- "I've still got things left to do." – Walter White

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#8 posted 04-17-2015 03:00 AM

Looks great and should provide plenty of streamline work.

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#9 posted 04-17-2015 08:20 AM


-- DJG

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#10 posted 04-29-2015 08:41 PM

This came out perfect! Great TS cabinet. So glad you liked my design. You executed it perfectly!!!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#11 posted 01-14-2016 06:56 PM

Heisinberg, can you help me with a few things on this project? I am about to buy a Ridgid R4512 Table saw and do the same thing and I was wondering if you could explain to me or show me how you got the fence rail system to fit appropriately and still have the finished outer skirting on the top of the table….my email is if you can shoot me an email so it’s easier to communicate. Thanks.

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