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Project by mathom7 posted 07-06-2010 04:56 AM 3290 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Got tired of lugging this thing on and off a workbench when I wanted to use it. Got the plans from Woodsmith.

I didn’t build the drawer or outfeed table. I’ll probably get to the drawer next weekend, but, I’m not sure I’ll build the outfeed system. I usually rough cut my pieces close to length before joining and planing, and so I rarely plane anything over 3 or 4 feet. I might wait until I have a project I need this on, like maybe a good workbench when I get around to it.

Still need to apply stain and poly.





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nmkidd

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#1 posted 07-06-2010 05:32 AM

great job mathom…......I did the same thing not too long ago…......actually thought this was mine when I first viewed it…..........check it out…...... Recycled Mobile Planer Stand on my projects page.

Sure beats moving it from bench to bench!!

Enjoy!

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 07-06-2010 10:23 AM

Nice stand, I made one similar to this one weekend after I got tired of lugging my planer around as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Eagle1

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#3 posted 07-06-2010 12:06 PM

Nice cart there.. I know about having to move them around, my Dewalt weighs about 90 Lbs.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Dan Hux

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#4 posted 07-06-2010 12:46 PM

for small shops, this stand is a must. The planer must be one of the heaviest pieces of equipment we use, considering it’s portable size

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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workerinwood

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#5 posted 07-06-2010 02:56 PM

Great job!! Very useful, a must have for the shop.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 07-31-2010 02:54 AM

Great planer stand!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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