Sliding Compound Miter Saw Station

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Project by DustyDave posted 08-09-2007 01:12 PM 9853 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife and I love doing our own home improvements. Last year for Mother’s Day she said she wanted a Sliding Compound Mitre Saw. Who am I to argue! I am finishing up the work station for the SCMS. It all started with a couple of solid core doors a friend gave me. Have a look. It provides a nice support table in line with the saw and storage for cutoffs.

-- Dave _-^-_ Baltimore, MD

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#1 posted 08-09-2007 01:16 PM

I forgot to mention that the plans for this station came from ShopNotes #82.

-- Dave _-^-_ Baltimore, MD

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#2 posted 08-09-2007 01:24 PM

Nice work Dave and great choice in saws.
I have the same one.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#3 posted 08-09-2007 01:36 PM

Very nice. My chop saw is still on an old printer stand with wheels. And a wife that buys tools for you? What else could a man want :) I have to get a new (w)life <giggle>

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#4 posted 08-10-2007 03:01 AM

Yeah I agree with John nice choice in saws, but better choice in the wife. Too bad she’s taken I’d ask her for a date. I’ve been meaning to build one of these and was going to order the plans from New Yankee. Didn’t realize SN had plans, gotta check my Shop Notes see if I have #82. Check Kreg product line they make a nice fence at a reasonable price for chop saw stations.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#5 posted 08-10-2007 03:43 AM

Thanks for the kind words guys.

DocK16 – The ShopNotes plans have a fence I just finished glueing it up. It is pretty nice—extends to EIGHT FEET!! I’ll post some pics when complete.


-- Dave _-^-_ Baltimore, MD

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#6 posted 08-31-2009 03:10 AM

That looks real nice Dave.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#7 posted 08-31-2009 03:35 AM

Nice work

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 09-01-2009 04:05 AM

Wow ! looks like Deja Vu . I hope you like yours as much as I like mine :-)

-- "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein

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