updated pics for drop down outfeed table

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Project by cabmkr01 posted 01-01-2010 01:14 AM 3036 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

new pics. hope they help ! 8 or 9 in. strap hinges, 1 1/2 in ss spacers with fender washers on top as to not press spacers into plywood. so far just 2 sided sticky tape between saw & hinges. plan to add bolts & nuts. countersink top of table for carriage bolts. keep them out of the path of mitre slots. all of the hardware is available at h.d. (ss spacers are in the hardware pullout specialty drawers) my fence has a rear catch so i held the assembly aprox 5/8 in away from rear rail to allow for travel. for the back of the table i just cut some old oak face frame material ihad sittin around, & added height adjustable feet. & fabed square blocks as recievers. just pull the legs off, drop the table & hang the legs on the wall. with everything else. lol.

-- wooden imagine

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#1 posted 01-01-2010 01:39 AM

Nice outfeed table.

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#2 posted 01-01-2010 05:00 AM

Well done, nice looking outfeed.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#3 posted 01-01-2010 06:44 AM

nice job looks great

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#4 posted 01-01-2010 07:12 AM

Thanks so much for taking the extra time to repost these. I can’t believe that double sided tape will hold all of that. Pretty impressive. If you care to elaborate- I’d like more information about how you did the legs- what hardware did you use, how do they adjust, etc

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#5 posted 01-01-2010 06:07 PM

Ingenious design

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#6 posted 01-02-2010 12:11 AM

Nice job cabmkr01

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 01-02-2010 03:34 AM

Great job. All table saws need this improvement for safty. What makes the top so shinny?

-- St. Louis - just a cut away from finishing!

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#8 posted 01-02-2010 07:44 AM

nice outfeed table, what did you use for the shinny top? Looks great…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#9 posted 01-02-2010 10:30 PM

Very nice. I have been thinking about making an outfeed table for my saw but couldn’t figure out how to attatch it with the fence rail in the way. Your idea works. Now I don’t have any excuses not to do one.

-- The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.

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#10 posted 01-04-2010 01:28 AM

the substrate is 3/4” birch ply, & it’s covered with high gloss black laminate. the lam comes covered with a plastic film to prevent scratches, it can be a real pain in the ass to remove. however once you finaly do….. slick & shiny. either laminate the bottom or add cleats because after time the laminate on one side only will make the plywood start to bow.

-- wooden imagine

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#11 posted 04-26-2010 03:22 AM

Very nice job on building the outfeed. Looks great.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#12 posted 04-26-2010 03:52 AM

very smooth table, great work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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