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Finished the outfeed/ work table for the Craftsman saw I received from LOML for Christmas this year. now time for some Jigs and maybe even start to make something
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#1 posted 01-09-2010 03:41 AM
nice work and welcome to Lj’s!
-- 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 01-09-2010 06:23 AM
welcome, There plenty of room for storage underneath also.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#3 posted 01-09-2010 06:49 AM
welcome a boarddoes it knock down easy?
-- Ron, Missouri
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#4 posted 01-09-2010 08:24 AM
Nice outfeed/ work table, low cost, simple and still have storage below.
-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.
#5 posted 01-09-2010 08:59 AM
I didn’t make it to knock down, I want to put some drawers and maybe a pegboard on the bottom so I can make room on my walls that tools are taking up now. So Then it will be a center station for projects. hmmmm, and then I will have room for that bandsaw and drill press i want.
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#6 posted 01-09-2010 11:28 AM
You will definitely be proud of that. For me, challenge #1 would be finding room for it in my shop; challenge #2-keeping it clear.
-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16
#7 posted 01-09-2010 02:29 PM
that makes a lot of sense. i like how your planning ahead. that’ll save you from making firewood out of fine furniture project. well sometimes maybe (lol)
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#8 posted 01-09-2010 03:14 PM
This is a nice outfeed table that will improve the functionality of your saw. It will also double as a work/assembly bench. Nice job.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#9 posted 01-09-2010 05:25 PM
I know what you mean about “maybe even build something”. I’ve been “working on my shop” for years now, and it’s still not done. I’ve built a few little things, but always it’s the shop not done, and there’s always something else that takes priority. This summer, I’ve promised myself.
-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
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#10 posted 01-09-2010 05:48 PM
super outfeed table good job.
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#11 posted 01-10-2010 02:56 AM
AJB,Welcome to Lumberjocks.
Nice table you will enjoy having the extra work space.
I had that same saw for about 6 years and was continually frustrated by the miter slots, they are undersize and have tabs that stick out to hold the miter gauge in place. I struggled every time I wanted to make a jig because of the tabs. One day I got fed up and took my angle grinder and knocked them off (I clamped a piece of angle iron to the top along the miter slot and ground the tabs flush to it then smoothed them up with sandpaper) then I could make hardwood runners that would move in the slots. I wish I had done it the day I bought the saw, it would have saved me several years of frustration. I have since sold that saw and all of my jigs went with it as none of them would fit my new one.Bake
-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.
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#12 posted 01-11-2010 04:06 AM
Good looking project! Welcome to LJ’s, BTKS
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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#13 posted 01-11-2010 10:54 PM
great table. I don’t have one on mine. I probably should
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
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