New assembly/outfeed table

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Project by AlmostRetired posted 12-26-2017 11:51 AM 851 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch


I realized that I have spent more time enjoying the projects I have been doing, and less time documenting them, than I should have. Now that I am on deployment I took the time and went back through some old pics on my FB account and downloaded them so I could post them as the weeks ad months pass by.

First project is my new assembly/outfeed table.

Having moved from a 12×16 foot shed to a two car garage I needed a new assembly table. I built this by combining a few different versions online. I ended up with a torsion box with 2 inch ribs wrapped in 3/4 plywood. The legs are three 2×4s, glued and planed together, with a shelf on the bottom for storage and some huge casters that let me slide it over to the new SawStop PCS for use as an outfeed table. The top is only attached in few places to help with stability and allow me to change it out if it needed. I topped it with a piece of melamine that I picked up at a local distributor for less than $10.

The old on is also pictured. It folded up to get out of the way to make sure I had room to move and work in the old shop/shed. This was a great table for the 5 years that I used it.

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#1 posted 12-26-2017 11:56 AM

Looks good and sturdy. Should be a real asset in your shop. Woodworking and serving your country, nothing better than that!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 12-26-2017 12:36 PM

Ditto what stefang said

Thank You for your service
U.S. Army 29feb60 – 19feb63

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 12-26-2017 01:59 PM


Well done.

-- I can complicate anything

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#4 posted 12-27-2017 11:43 PM

MASSIVE outfeed/assembly table. doesn’t look like a little weight will slow that thing down, nice job.

Thank You for your Service.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#5 posted 12-28-2017 12:19 AM

Great job. I love the torsion box construction.

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#6 posted 12-28-2017 02:58 PM

This is a very nice table. It’s a fine addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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