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Project by Medickep posted 02-02-2017 01:51 AM 1366 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My friend who wants to get into woodworking and recently picked up this nice Rigid SCMS, wanted to make a mobile cart for it, so he could roll it out onto the driveway to do work and than store it away. The cart is rather wide as we wanted to maintain as much of the enormous range it cuts!, and it’s double-beveling. The wing extensions and wing supports articulate on piano hinges.

He hasn’t convinced his wife to park the car in the driveway, so I’m sure thats next!

We found this idea on the internet, but added a fixed shelf and some drawers for more storage. The front area to the right of the drawer fits his air compressor and the shelf was intentionally left shallow, to allow room in the back for a shop vac and a Dust Deputy to sit on a 5 gallon can.

I think future upgrades could include some Kreg precision track on the foldable wings and prewire the shop vac and SCMS to an iVac and extension cord!

I think it turn out pretty darn cool!

-- Keith





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Kelster58

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#1 posted 02-02-2017 02:17 AM

Great Job ! Looks good. I made a similar cart for my saw and I love it. Packs away nice and neat when the wings are folded.

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#2 posted 02-02-2017 02:30 AM

Nice looking rig. Lots of details you worked with. Very nice!!

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

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BB1

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#3 posted 02-02-2017 02:44 AM

This looks really handy. I keep looking at mine and think I need to build something with side supports and a measuring tape. I really like this one with the mobile aspect.

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bradxrichardson

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#4 posted 02-02-2017 03:13 PM

Definitely pulling inspiration from this one! Nice build.

-- Bradley, Illinois, https://www.youtube.com/craftshopvideo

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#5 posted 02-02-2017 05:35 PM

Getting ready to do something like this soon.

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