Chop Saw Stand

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Project by doorslammer posted 12-15-2009 03:28 AM 10418 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 -

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#1 posted 12-15-2009 04:26 AM

Nice job on the miter saw station.

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#2 posted 12-15-2009 05:53 AM

Beautifully done.

-- -- Neil

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#3 posted 12-15-2009 06:09 AM

Very nice project…Norm would be proud : )

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#4 posted 12-15-2009 02:06 PM

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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#5 posted 12-15-2009 03:50 PM

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

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#6 posted 12-16-2009 12:14 AM

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


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#7 posted 06-03-2012 03:42 PM

Very Nice job, I like the dust collection system too

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#8 posted 03-26-2014 03:38 PM

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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