LumberJocks

Mitre Saw Stand and Dust Collection

  • Advertise with us
Project by Manitario posted 1388 days ago 12161 views 35 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished this stand tonight. Like most of my projects I finished about 90% of it then ran out of motivation. I made it based on some plans from FWW. The wings fold in for room in my very small shop. Eventually, I’d love to attach a track and measuring system to the fence, eg. the Kreg Trac. I came up with the dust collection system after seeing what some of the other LJ members have done. As you can see from the pics, I attached the “Big Red” dust hood from PCI to a wooden bracket that slides along a bar at the back of the stand. This allows me to be able to pivot the hood when I cut mitres. Overall it sucks up about 70% of the sawdust, which is not ideal, but is 70% better than what I had before. As usual, I’ve made it out of 3/4” Baltic birch plywood, with exception of the fence which is MDF.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil





10 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14821 posts in 1791 days


#1 posted 1388 days ago

Very well done looks great! Should last forever.

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

View mafe's profile

mafe

9456 posts in 1692 days


#2 posted 1387 days ago

So nice, and fine work!
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15439 posts in 1469 days


#3 posted 1387 days ago

That is a wonderful addition to your shop and it will save you a lot of time and also give you much pleasure while using it. Great work.

-- 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

View MarkwithaK's profile

MarkwithaK

370 posts in 1781 days


#4 posted 1387 days ago

Awesome job. I had considered building something similar but knowing that I have a tendency to get a bit lazy I knew I wouldn’t want to raise the wings up.

-- If at first you don't succeed then maybe skydiving isn't for you.

View HokieMojo's profile

HokieMojo

2097 posts in 2331 days


#5 posted 1387 days ago

you know you did well when you get more favorites than comments.

View MayflowerDescendant's profile

MayflowerDescendant

413 posts in 1389 days


#6 posted 1353 days ago

Nice stand … well worth the effort. Good work!

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

View NBeener's profile

NBeener

4806 posts in 1777 days


#7 posted 1353 days ago

Without going into a lot of dry, boring details, let’s just leave it at … I like every single thing about it.

-- -- Neil

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2276 days


#8 posted 1289 days ago

Nice miter saw stand.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View Ron buggs's profile

Ron buggs

4 posts in 491 days


#9 posted 391 days ago

I’m loving your miter saw cart. Is it possible to get that cut diagram?

-- The hardest working man in naptown

View Manitario's profile

Manitario

2264 posts in 1486 days


#10 posted 391 days ago

thanks Ron; you can find the plan in FWW 2010 “Tools and Shops”

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase