Outfeed/Assembly Table

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Project by Cory posted 05-13-2015 07:30 PM 2968 views 36 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently completed this outfeed and assembly table for my shop. the base is 3/4” birch plywood and MDF with pocketholes and glue construction. It’s built on a torsion box frame and has casters (The casters engage when the leveling feet are lowered). The top is 3 layers of 3/4” MDF banded in maple and then laminated. The bridge between the table and the table saw is floating, so I can move it out of the way if necessary. When it’s in place I have a dead flat work surface that is about 60” x 75” including the table saw.

Having all the parts bins and necessary tools close at hand has been great. This table is big, heavy, and dead flat which is exactly what I was after. I blogged about the build, which you can read here:

Thanks for looking.


-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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#1 posted 05-13-2015 07:46 PM

Very nice set up. The various drawers and storage nooks must be invaluable. I have plans for something like this, now if could just get through the rest of the “to do” list my wife keeps for me.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#2 posted 05-13-2015 08:11 PM

Great addition to any shop. I wish I had more space to make something similar.

-- Julian

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#3 posted 05-13-2015 08:29 PM

Wow Cory, that is really nice.
I don’t have an assembly table and really would like one. Space limits though.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 05-13-2015 10:04 PM

Super job, well done!! Thanks for sharing it.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#5 posted 05-13-2015 11:06 PM


-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 05-14-2015 01:20 AM

Great design, ! Well thought out..

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#7 posted 05-14-2015 01:46 AM

I could use a bench like that – well done – thanks for sharing!

-- They said I could be anything... So I became Sarcastic! They also said making drawers is easy... I think they lied :(

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#8 posted 05-14-2015 02:19 AM

Thanks for all the comments guys. I’m lucky to have a decent sized shop. It’s pretty nice to be able to spread out a little or work on multiple projects at once.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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#9 posted 05-14-2015 02:25 AM

Very well thought out and excellently executed! It’s impossible to be too organized!

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#10 posted 05-14-2015 10:53 AM

Awesome addition to the shop

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#11 posted 05-14-2015 01:08 PM

As well as being a nice storage unit it’s a great practical workhorse for your shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 05-14-2015 02:45 PM

Gotta love those portable storage containers. Great way to stay organized.

-- Brad, Texas,

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#13 posted 05-14-2015 04:59 PM

Hello Cory

Awesome addition to your shop

Very nicely done

Your organization is a must

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#14 posted 05-14-2015 05:14 PM

That table is way too organized and there is too much storage!!
Really a neat table. I’ll have to make myself one like that.
Very nicely done.

-- Steve: Franklin, WI

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#15 posted 05-14-2015 06:19 PM

Really nice job on this. Love the storage and I think shop furniture should look like it could be in the living room of the house! Just makes you feel better when spending shop time…IMO.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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