Mitre Saw Stand

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Project by George posted 01-07-2010 02:47 AM 4418 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know I’m not the first to use this idea but I really find it very useful. Old gas grills make great stands or shop carts. I found this one with the stainless front piece which makes it very stable. I added two extensions and a lower shelf from the scrap pile. The saw is fastened with wing nuts so it remains portable.

-- Firewoodmaker "If you can't fix it with duct tape, you have not used enough!"

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#1 posted 01-07-2010 02:49 AM

Cool, a great use for an old grill.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#2 posted 01-07-2010 02:55 AM

Very clever. I would have never thought of doing that!

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#3 posted 01-07-2010 03:10 AM

That’s slick…wish I would have thought of that over the summer. There was an adundance of old grills around here this past year.

-- Men have become the tools of their tools. - Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 01-07-2010 03:12 AM

That’s cool. I knew I should know what that cart was from before I read you comment. Good use of the frame with wheels. I’ll bet a guy could find them on trash day and make all kinds of things from them when the grill burns out!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 01-07-2010 03:42 AM


-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#6 posted 01-07-2010 04:30 AM

If it work it works good job

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-07-2010 04:57 AM

Hey ! Looks familiar ! Great job and good use of junk (read treasure).



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#8 posted 01-07-2010 05:06 AM

Ahhh , another well used and repurposed grill . I feel much better now that others have seen the value of old grills…...aka workstations waiting to happen : )

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

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#9 posted 01-07-2010 05:12 AM

Nice looking miter saw stand.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 01-07-2010 05:46 PM

Doh! I threw a grill out this summer, and I need a miter stand. Oh well, I’ll go garbage picking this next summer!

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#11 posted 01-07-2010 05:54 PM

I had to do a double take at this one. clever reuse, great green solution thanks for sharing it with us.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#12 posted 01-07-2010 06:17 PM

Here are more of my uses for old BBQ carts -!2ED8F7A23848B4AE!1321.entry



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#13 posted 01-08-2010 12:29 AM

great recycling


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#14 posted 09-20-2010 06:10 PM

Interesting use of “other people’s trash” concept… Great portability now, eh?!

-- GX

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#15 posted 09-20-2010 06:29 PM

Last night I was riding my bicycle around my neighborhood and somebody put a barbeque in front of their house with a free sticker on it. Now I know what it would have been good for. Too late, today was garbage day. I’ll wait for the next one.

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