Miter Saw Cart

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Project by Robin1 posted 04-26-2017 05:27 PM 1099 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had the miter saw set up on a fixed station. I loved the support, however, I found that it took up a huge footprint in my shop. I also wanted the flexibility to roll it outside on nice days so that the dust wouldn’t be an issue inside. I was originally going to go with a narrow cart and use a roller stand to provide support. Instead, I built in cantilevered extensions and, including the deck of the saw, I wound up with 35” to the left and 27” to the right. I can always supplement this with a roller stand if needed. If the extensions sag I will frame them underneath but I had similar extensions on the fixed station for 3 years with no issues. I used locking casters for stability. Plan to add shelves and doors down the line.

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#1 posted 04-26-2017 08:19 PM

That came out really nice Robin.
Rolling it outside is a nice option to have.

-- I always knew I would grow old, But I expected it to take longer!

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#2 posted 04-26-2017 08:38 PM

I am building one of these stands because of the foot print issue and I am going add folding wings to the sides just in case I need to cut longer boards on it…you could also add the hinged/folding wings if/when needed

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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