Universal Miter Saw Stand Conversion

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Project by bvdon posted 1294 days ago 4417 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had a very annoying, space consuming, cumbersome Delta Universal Miter Stand (model 50-155).

Using free pallets, I made the laminated top to mount the saw, and a few 2×4s to build the stand. I took the wheels, axel, and infeed/outfeed rollers from the Delta unit and attached them accordingly. Now the saw has the same functionality, looks cooler, easily rolls around without have to turn it 90 degrees on it’s side, takes up far less space and the infeed/outfeed are out of the way when not in use.

This is what the Delta version looks like so you can imagine how hard it is to move.


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#1 posted 1294 days ago

I’ve been using this for 6 months now, and it’s proven to be very sturdy. Big improvement.


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#2 posted 1293 days ago

Good job. I know all about getting fed up with the universal stands…. I am really starting to hate mine.

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#3 posted 1293 days ago

good job

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#4 posted 186 days ago

Great solution, looks great

-- Norman

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