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Project by MoyPerez posted 03-01-2017 04:04 AM 1870 views 27 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been planning to build a Miter Saw Station for quite a while. About a year ago, I made a rough sketch of what I had in mind. But most of this build was either made up on the fly or changed in some way. I have a small shop and space comes at a premium. I wanted my Miter Saws Station to have plenty of storage including drawers in the otherwise wasted space of the toe kick area. I also wanted to incorporate built in dust collection ports with easy to access blast gates. I thought about housing most of my bench top tools on this unit as well. I realized I would have to come up with some kind of sliding/locking fence system in order to have access to the bench top tools. Although there is always room for improvement, I have been using my Miter Saw Station for several months and I am loving it.

Here is a link to the Miter Saw Station Build Playlist : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2_7ByIPE1kwSQWZK_e6VpZoTzN9NaePw

-- Moy Perez Woodshop





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#1 posted 03-01-2017 04:17 AM

Nice work very function and elegant!

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

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#2 posted 03-01-2017 05:19 AM

Moy,

Not only does your miter station have a ton of brilliant space-saving ideas, but it also looks beautiful—like a piece of fine furniture. You should have many years of enjoyable woodworking with this in your shop. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#3 posted 03-01-2017 11:14 AM

Very nice! There’s a lot of work there. You did a GREAT Job!

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

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#4 posted 03-01-2017 11:33 AM

AMAZING !!

-- Pat / Colorado

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#5 posted 03-01-2017 12:53 PM

Moy … this is a real winner. Thanks for sharing.

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#6 posted 03-01-2017 02:42 PM

That has to be the nicest one I’ve ever seen. Great job!!!

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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#7 posted 03-01-2017 02:57 PM

This is the granddaddy of all miter saw station bases. You did a wonderful job on this project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 03-01-2017 03:15 PM

Great design – one can tell a lot of thought went into the concept. Looks fantastic as well!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#9 posted 03-01-2017 03:36 PM

haven’t seen that fence being part of the slide-out tools idea before and the toe kick drawers are great. thanks for sharing!

-- "Some get spiritual 'cause they see the light, and some 'cause they feel the heat." --Ray Wiley Hubbard

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#10 posted 03-01-2017 03:54 PM

nice! i like how you have glides on top

-- Two is One, One is None

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#11 posted 03-01-2017 05:31 PM

WOW. This is insane, one of the best of seen. Amazing use of space.

-- Jordan, Chicago, not allowed near saws or goats. Or goats with saws.

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#12 posted 03-01-2017 05:39 PM

Great use of space, lots of thought went into this.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#13 posted 03-01-2017 05:42 PM

Holy cow that is creative. I have a very similar layout with that bandsaw and the miter station I just built, but my bandsaw in on wheels. This is so cool. I do wonder what you do if you want to run a 4 footer or something through the bandsaw?

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#14 posted 03-01-2017 06:07 PM

That is very nice.
I especially like the dual purpose pull out shelves for other tools.

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#15 posted 03-01-2017 06:29 PM

Finally, someone has found a way to get the wife to let us bring our toys into the house.

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