Table Saw/Planer Outfeed Table

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Project by Boydman posted 12-16-2009 06:10 AM 10610 views 18 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this outfeed table for my table saw and thought it would be a nice place to add my planer with in-out feed support. It is low to the ground but should work better than lifting the planer and fastening to a table each time i want to use it, and hopefully reduce the occasional snipe. The top is pine from an old recycled dining table i found and provides a good flat surface. Thanks for looking.

-- Bob, Abilene Texas

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#1 posted 12-16-2009 06:17 AM

very cool setup!

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#2 posted 12-16-2009 05:06 PM

nice! that looks like a really good way to stabilize a bench while making it entirely useful as well. good work.

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#3 posted 12-16-2009 05:13 PM

Nice set up!

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#4 posted 12-16-2009 05:48 PM

Thats a great space saving idea. Let us know how it works out after using it for awhile.
Nice build.

-- Rick, Pa. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

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#5 posted 12-16-2009 06:39 PM

Interesting design well done

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 12-16-2009 07:36 PM

Very nice

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#7 posted 12-16-2009 07:45 PM


That really is saving space!

BTW, Love you avatar!!


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#8 posted 12-16-2009 11:50 PM

Nice idea. Very functional. Whenever you can get more than one use out of a tool or support tool, that is a huge plus. I like the efficiency. Great job. I might have to consider something similar in my shop.

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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#9 posted 12-17-2009 03:44 AM

I have the same problem with lifting that darned heavy planer – and I have been meaning to get to the outfeed for my tablesaw. You sir, have hit the nail on the head!

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#10 posted 12-17-2009 03:52 AM

Great Idea… never seems to be enough space in the shop, no matter how much room you have.

-- Steve ....Got wood in my blood, mostly from splinters and inhaling sawdust

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#11 posted 01-08-2010 12:55 AM

Thats a great idea! nice job. how did you secure the planer to the table? I guess it would be esay to get out for maint?

-- I was going for that distressed look

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#12 posted 01-24-2010 11:44 PM

Nice. I am just getting into wood working and would like to do something like this for my first project. Mind if I build off your idea? :)

-- Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.

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#13 posted 03-04-2010 06:22 AM

Nice job…

-- Rick

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#14 posted 07-25-2011 05:05 PM

Now that is the slickest bench that I have seen. Well thought out. Mind is I copy from you?

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#15 posted 09-22-2011 02:54 PM

What a great idea. I am totally copying that.

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