Flip Top Tool Station

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Project by ralmand posted 1903 days ago 5482 views 31 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am re-doing my garage to try utilize my space better. I built this station that allows me to have my drill press and Mitre saw mounted on the same stand. I can rotate the top to use whatever tool I need. It swivels on 1” Oak Dowel and locks into place with eyebolts and T-Turns. I got the plan from I REALLY like it and i am going to use more of there plans for small shop solutions..

-- Randy, Allen Texas

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#1 posted 1903 days ago

And we have another winner great job good Idea.

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#2 posted 1903 days ago

Super. A real space saver.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#3 posted 1903 days ago

Those are my two most used tools in my shop, I would have to mount something else or I would be constantly flipping. Perhaps my band saw and my scroll saw.

Thanks for posting.

-- Todd @ winecountrywhimsy Sonoma County, CA

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#4 posted 1903 days ago

Doesnt all the blood rush to the head of your drill press when it is flipped?

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#5 posted 1903 days ago

very nice design and build !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 1903 days ago

Now that’s some serious space-saving. Great idea.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#7 posted 1403 days ago

Great project for us woodworkers that have space issues. Nice project.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 181 days ago

Did you make plans and can I get a copy

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#9 posted 181 days ago

There’s one in woodsmith issue 111 that I built. I replaced the 1” dowel with a 25” long 1/2” steel rod with bronze sleeve’s in the side panels and a stop collar to hold it. There are a lot of video’s and posts if you google flip top stand.

-- Mike

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