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I saw this idea on youtube and made some. They worked great. Just thought i would share it due to the how well it works and how easy they are to make. Basically takes some 2×4’s, casters, hinges and 3/4” conduit.
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#1 posted 11-18-2009 07:26 PM
Now that’s the neatest thing since sliced bread. BZ
-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.
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#2 posted 11-18-2009 07:50 PM
Very cool, better than spending 80 bucks.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#3 posted 11-18-2009 08:46 PM
I have the same TS and fence, but the previous owner put the wheels on the bottom of a stud wood frame. They have locks, but having to crawl under each time is a bear. Not to mention it puts it up a bit higher than I would like.
Now I can take the $80 off my Christmas list and add something else.
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#4 posted 11-18-2009 10:44 PM
I have that same style homemade base under my TS. Very easy to build and it definitely works well. :)
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#5 posted 11-19-2009 12:00 AM
And if you use angle iron under the legs it would only raise it up 3/16 of an inch.
-- Andy, PA ~Finding satisfaction in creation
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#6 posted 11-19-2009 12:13 AM
Its good t have a mobile shop.
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#7 posted 11-19-2009 12:49 AM
very nice. I’m a tad slow, not sure I understand how they work. I guess when the bar is latched under the wood, the wheels are done and the base is moble. Then when you want to make it stationary, you simply bring the bar out from under the latch and the base rest on the floor??
Do you have the youtube link??
#8 posted 11-19-2009 01:17 AM
Here is the youtube link, it shows it working and his his nicer looking!
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#9 posted 11-19-2009 03:00 AM
Very nice. Simple design and concept. One more item to add to my list.
-- Dan - Marion, Iowa - Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone
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#10 posted 11-21-2009 02:57 AM
Great idea! I might just build one for my jointer.
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#11 posted 11-22-2009 05:57 AM
That’s a nifty and fairly simple idea! Might have to do something like it for the table saw.
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