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Project by Cory posted 06-09-2015 03:34 PM 2777 views 18 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of a rolling Multi-Function-Table, or MFT. I considered the Festool version, but I had a different set of needs:

-same height as my table saw for in-feed support
-mobile (on wheels)
-plenty of storage
-cheaper

This is built from 1/2” ply for the base, and a left over piece of 3/4” cherry veneered MDF for the top. The top has 20mm holes on 96mm centers. I use this as my main platform for tasks like cutting dominoes, edge banding, routing, etc. The drawers are 12” with 1” of over travel. They stick out far enough so that I can open the lids without any trouble.

As always, thanks for looking.

Cory

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.





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nkawtg

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#1 posted 06-09-2015 04:05 PM

Nicely done…

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#2 posted 06-09-2015 06:32 PM

Looks really nice. I like the top.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#3 posted 06-09-2015 06:45 PM

Looks mighty functional. What method did you use to ensure the holes in the top were spaced evenly apart?

-- Gary

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#4 posted 06-09-2015 06:47 PM

Excellent!

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Cory

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#5 posted 06-09-2015 06:58 PM

CudaDude: I was just really careful with my ruler and pencil! I used my festool router with a 20mm bit and the track to make the holes. One or two of them are off by a bit, but overall they’re really close.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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#6 posted 06-09-2015 07:38 PM

cool cart, well done!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 06-09-2015 08:35 PM

Great job of design and build—looks like it will be handy in the shop and on projects.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 06-09-2015 11:27 PM

Nice job and that side clamping option is a great extra. Well, done. Glad to see the extra set of casters in case you have blowout. <grin>

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

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Pointer

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#9 posted 06-10-2015 02:06 AM

Very nice. There is always a need for some organization and a nice working surface.

-- Joe - - Laughter is like a windshied wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going.

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#10 posted 06-10-2015 09:53 AM

Great cart. I like the functionality of it. Well done Cory,
Garry

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#11 posted 06-10-2015 03:30 PM

That will be way stronger than the card table festool sells. Nice job.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#12 posted 06-11-2015 02:04 AM

Awesome!

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#13 posted 06-11-2015 01:08 PM

I like the full extension drawers that give you full access to your Systainers when open.

Nice work!

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#14 posted 06-11-2015 01:11 PM

This is a very handy cabinet for your shop and nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 06-12-2015 01:36 AM

Not sure why, but what stands out for me is the groove for your pencil, brilliant. I waste half my day looking for my pencil…. Great project, well done.

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