Extra Work Surface

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Project by John posted 08-21-2016 02:55 AM 1125 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed some extra work surface in my small shop this summer while completing a project and came up with this. It is an old radial arm saw table with a cleat screwed on the bottom. It is a push fit between the ways. Should have thought of it years ago.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#1 posted 08-21-2016 05:37 AM

You have lots of room to build a bigger shop? Good idea.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#2 posted 08-21-2016 05:43 AM

I thought about a bigger shop again Andre, but since I mostly just turn stuff I’m going to try organize myself better, make do with what I have.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 08-21-2016 12:01 PM

Good idea!. You always need more table space!!


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

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#4 posted 08-21-2016 12:42 PM

I like it, small and effective but you can put it away.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 08-22-2016 12:39 AM

Necessity is the mother of invention. You proved that once again. Well done.

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