Retracting casters for the scroll saw stand

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Project by BenDupre posted 03-18-2018 10:18 PM 732 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an inexpensive metal stand but I needed to make it mobile. I watched a few youtube videos and worked out this design. Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 03-18-2018 10:31 PM

Really clever Ben. I love this one!

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#2 posted 03-18-2018 11:22 PM

Clean work.

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#3 posted 03-19-2018 12:35 AM

Great idea Ben. It always helps to move machines around when you need to.

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#4 posted 03-19-2018 01:16 AM

Great mobile base, nice.

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#5 posted 03-19-2018 02:18 AM

Great idea. Much cheaper to make than buy.

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#6 posted 03-19-2018 02:19 AM

Very clever Ben! I bet that is a pleasure to use!

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#7 posted 03-19-2018 03:54 AM

Now that’s the way to go. Awesome job. Sure a lot cheaper than buying one.
I like it.

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#8 posted 03-19-2018 03:26 PM

Ben, that is a real slick way to work those casters. Nice job on it!!


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#9 posted 03-19-2018 05:18 PM

Very cool. I like that.

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#10 posted 03-19-2018 06:27 PM

You did a very nice job on those retractable casters. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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