Planer Cart

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Project by Denappy posted 01-14-2011 11:38 PM 3074 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the very first cart I built for my shop; simple and easy carcass construction and solid like a tank. Made with 3/4 ply and sprayed with a couple coats of Sanding Sealer. Not pretty, but functions great!

I’ve been building a lot of items for my shop, mostly because I have not been confident enough to do something for “inside”....but I’ll get there!

-- -=Den

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#1 posted 01-15-2011 12:20 AM

Shop cabinetry is a good starting point, better make the mistakes on cheap plywood cases rather than expensive hardwoods.
BTW the dust collection exhaust on your DeWalt looks huge compared to that on my crappy planer o_o

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#2 posted 01-15-2011 02:40 AM

Great job, ck out my flip cabinet for your planer and chop saw or what ever tools you want. You can do it no doubt! Keep it up!

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

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#3 posted 01-15-2011 05:22 AM

That’s exactly what I’m doing: making shop projects to build skills and confidence! it works, too. Each project has looked better than the last one.

Cart looks solid and sturdy, great job.

-- A woman's work is never done-but power tools help!

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#4 posted 01-15-2011 07:24 PM

looks awesome! i just got a planer and my next project is something similar.

and yes, same here on the building stuff for shop first.

-- Josh - Jacksonville, FL -

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#5 posted 01-16-2011 02:02 AM

Great! Gives me an idea for my planer. I did notice you clipped the square corners. Prevents a lot of bruises and bad words. Thanks for sharing.

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#6 posted 01-16-2011 05:52 AM

Nice looking planer cart.

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#7 posted 11-28-2013 12:36 PM

A strong, sturdy, functional cart. Good job. I like it!

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