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Project by doorslammer posted 1687 days ago 7815 views 14 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my attempt at Norm’s chop saw stand. I was seriously looking at the HTC saw stand, but at $225 I was not in a big hurry to purchase. I figured this way might work out better anyway since it would give me a nice sturdy stand for the shop with a 90 deg fence and still be somewhat portable if I need to travel with it. I built this with two 2×4’s and a sheet of 3/4” birch ply, so I probably have about $50 in this thing. I’m going to use rare earth magnets to lock my extension wings in there extended and stowed positions. I trimmed with some walnut strips and finished with two coats of poly.

-- Aaron in TN -http://www.amwellsfurniture.com





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 1687 days ago

Nice job on the miter saw station.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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NBeener

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#2 posted 1687 days ago

Beautifully done.

-- -- Neil

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 1687 days ago

Very nice project…Norm would be proud : )

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

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thelt

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#4 posted 1687 days ago

Very nice work. I have tried to think of ways to add the table to my Ryobi stand. So far, nothing. I may have to just stow the bought stand away and build one like this.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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RetiredCoastie

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#5 posted 1687 days ago

Great work. I like the simple straight forward design and portability.

-- www.thepatriotwoodworker.com Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

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Dennisgrosen

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#6 posted 1686 days ago

great job and I like you incopporated your nice dust collection system as well

Dennis

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Timthemailman

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#7 posted 786 days ago

Very Nice job, I like the dust collection system too

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Tugboater78

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#8 posted 125 days ago

Nice job.. been thinking of making this myself, havent gotten around to it

-- Justin - the tugboat woodworker - " nothing changed me like the first shnick from a well sharpened, decent hand plane"

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