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Project by fairchildb52 posted 1710 days ago 2933 views 25 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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Dudley

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#1 posted 1710 days ago

Now that’s the neatest thing since sliced bread. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1710 days ago

Very cool, better than spending 80 bucks.

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

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SteveMI

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#3 posted 1710 days ago

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.

Steve.

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terry1769

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#4 posted 1710 days ago

I have that same style homemade base under my TS. Very easy to build and it definitely works well. :)

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ahock

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#5 posted 1709 days ago

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 1709 days ago

Its good t have a mobile shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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hjt

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#7 posted 1709 days ago

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??

Harold

-- Harold

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fairchildb52

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#8 posted 1709 days ago

Here is the youtube link, it shows it working and his his nicer looking!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko3-Lzt7BFY

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Toughskin

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#9 posted 1709 days ago

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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jayman7

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#10 posted 1707 days ago

Great idea! I might just build one for my jointer.

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maeks84

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#11 posted 1706 days ago

That’s a nifty and fairly simple idea! Might have to do something like it for the table saw.

-- http://maeks84.wordpress.com

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