Portable Multi-Tool WorkBench Station from Table Saw Shipping Crate

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Project by Richard posted 01-03-2011 01:40 AM 4588 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I purchased my Craftsman Table Saw a couple of years ago, I just couldn’t get rid of the welded shipping frame that housed it in the shipping crate. It looked too useful to get rid of. So I bolted a sheet of ply cut to fit, added some 2X4’s around the base and screwed in some casters to make it portable. It has to share a 2 car (yeah, right!) garage with the rest of my lawn equipment and workshop, as well as everything else that won’t fit into the house, as I have no outbuildings.

I added to the top, my router table, belt sander and grinder. A power strip keeps everythiing plugged in, and only requires me to plug it into an extension cord when I’ve moved it to where I’ll be using it.

-- Richard, Georgia

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#1 posted 01-03-2011 01:47 AM

Nice use of that, portable make life so much easier. Well done.

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

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#2 posted 01-03-2011 01:52 AM

way to recycle
I love the free stuff

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#3 posted 01-03-2011 02:24 AM

I wish I would have thought of that when I got my Craftsman saw in that steel cage a couple years ago Rich.
Smart thinking of using it for a work station.

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#4 posted 01-03-2011 04:02 AM

clever recycling is always good :-)

thankĀ“s for sharing


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