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I finally signed up to this website after lurking around for quite awhile and thought I’d throw up at least one project. This is a tablesaw cabinet that I made before a remodel of the garage into a woodshop. It’s a joy to move around now with the wheels. Garage is still a project in work.

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green





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MasterSergeant

1335 posts in 1989 days


#1 posted 03-24-2011 09:07 PM

We have the same saw. Nice work on the movable table!!! I’m still using the leg set that came with my saw, I need to upgrade, thanks for the idea ;-)

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 03-24-2011 09:16 PM

A whole lot better than a set of metal legs!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Radu

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#3 posted 03-24-2011 09:37 PM

Good job hiding the legs (they are still there, you just hid them). Seriously great job. I bet it helps with the dust collection, plus you have lots of extra storage.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 03-24-2011 09:42 PM

Nice looking cabinet and its useful.

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patcollins

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#5 posted 03-24-2011 10:45 PM

I have almost the same saw, does the dust fall in the cabinent?

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granite

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#6 posted 03-25-2011 12:15 AM

All, Thanks for your kind comments.
Pat, I used the Woodsmith Magazine plan from Plans Now. But I didn’t put in the dust collector as shown in the plan. I put in a shelf and stuck a box there to catch the dust that falls through. Also I added the 3/4” wood on the table top beneath the saw to keep from cracking my knuckles. Wish I could take credit for that but I saw it on the web somewhere, might have been here on Lumberjocks.
Here’s a pic of the dust catcher.
I still need to finish the outfeed table for it!

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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kiefer

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#7 posted 03-25-2011 01:25 AM

NICE JOB
I HAVE THE SAME SAW AND AM WORKING ON IMPROVING IT
WILL POST MY EXTENSION TABLE SHORTLY ALSO HAVE IMPROVED MY FENCE
(CHERRY CHEEKS)
HOPE THIS WORKS GOOD FOR YOU AS IT LOOKS LIKE A GOOD HIGHT
I HATE BEING STOOPED OVER ITS TOO HARD ON THE BACK

THANKS KIEFER

-- Kiefer 松

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Green_Hornut

108 posts in 1921 days


#8 posted 03-25-2011 02:29 AM

Same saw, same base. I built my base about 20 years ago and it has served me well. Good design and it will last you a long time. I have since added dust collection by adding a port on the bottom from Woodcraft and ducting the 4 inch out the back. Works great and the ability to move the base and storage are great. I did pegboard on the center door for hanging accessories.

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steliart

1817 posts in 1989 days


#9 posted 03-25-2011 12:29 PM

very cool and nicely done

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

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 03-25-2011 01:43 PM

Nice job on this cart. 3 HP is nice to have in a saw. Your dust collection idea is very functional. Well done.

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

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thelt

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#11 posted 03-25-2011 02:16 PM

For those that are looking for the plans, they’re in Woodsmith #47. I do have that issue electronically.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 06-24-2016 09:31 PM

This would make a nice addition to any shop. It also makes a nice organizational piece with those drawers.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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

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