Miter saw upgrade

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Project by Tinnocker posted 1530 days ago 2330 views 7 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw many of these types of miter saw stands here on LJ and after waiting what seems like forever for one to show up along the road I decided to be proactive and made a request on Freecycle for one. The next day I got a reply and now after a few hours work I have a very cool Miter saw stand that I can wheel around, take outside and move around my shop. Yeaaa!
I made the fence out of some freecycled plywood and 2×3s I got a few days ago and the hardware I already had. I will probably not leave the ends clamped and just bolt them in later, I’m bushed.

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!

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#1 posted 1530 days ago

good upgrade well done

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#2 posted 1528 days ago

Nice craftsmanship on the fence and stops. It blends right into the saw and should work smooth as silk. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#3 posted 1522 days ago

I like this a lot, I might have to STEAL this Idea. Thanks for posting.

-- Measure once, then twice and cut only after you made sure your good. John Paul

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#4 posted 1307 days ago

Excellent score on Freecycle… I love recycling stuff like that!

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