Mobile table saw base (Ridgid R4511)

  • Advertise with us
Project by john1102 posted 909 days ago 4403 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed an improvement to get my table saw around that was more functional for stability, mobilty, and adjustability. I took inspiration from a website called benchmark20 i believe is what it was called. I modified a few things per my preference.

In the first photo (the underside of the base I took it before I added a spacer on one side, (1/4 extra under the fixed wheels) that way when the toggle bolts are jacked up a 1/4 inch it is level. Also these bolt toggles allow adjustabilty for unlevel floors. Fixed wheels on one side, on other side swivel wheels with toggle jacks, (3 inch casters (SES EBAY CASTERS USED).

I wanted my tablesaw to be 38 inches, it is more pleaseant on my body. The side without toggles has fixed wheeles (non-swivel). Once jacked up toggles on the otherside it is very stable, won’t budge an inch. The toggle clamps are descatco 603 (600lb rating). I took grade 8 bolts and had a guy weld 3/8 inch thick by 1.25×1.25 inch steel piece to the bottom of the bolt to add more surface area for stability. Enjoy.

I used 1/4 inch angle iron to bolt to the wood and tablesaw, i am working on an upgraded dust boot for dust collection for this saw as well.

6 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


111999 posts in 2175 days

#1 posted 908 days ago

that’s going to make things a lot better.

-- Custom furniture

View woodshaver's profile


2734 posts in 1951 days

#2 posted 908 days ago

I love wheels! Good job! Everything in my shop is on wheels!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

View Ken90712's profile


14821 posts in 1786 days

#3 posted 908 days ago

Nice job, I have a rigid as well and hated the lift it came with got rid of it instantly. I added a router table to the end of my saw then built a cabinet and support for the router table. Nice work on yours.

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

View Paul Stoops's profile

Paul Stoops

321 posts in 1159 days

#4 posted 907 days ago

Nice job! That will add a lot of stability to the saw, as well as providing positive positioning when locked. I have the same saw and love it —especially after making a couple of mods:

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

View DamnYankee's profile


3233 posts in 1160 days

#5 posted 906 days ago

I’ve got the same TS. I like the mobile base but I’m curious about the fence you have is it the original?

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

View john1102's profile


59 posts in 1266 days

#6 posted 905 days ago

The fence is original, but i added poplar to the sides.

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

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase