Miter/Crosscut Bench

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Project by newTim posted 02-13-2012 03:33 AM 17980 views 73 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It feels good to be back in the shop. I didn’t know how versatile these saws were until I finally got one and the new Bosch is a joy to work. It sure makes breaking down panels alot quicker as you can take a 24” wide sheet and flip it over to finish the cut. I plan to add a fence later on.

You can never have to many clamps and you can’t have to much storage. All the drawers are 22” full extension and there’s a full extension shelf for the spindle sander. The bench matches the other cabinets with the same plastic laminate. The next project will be a rolling shop cabinet for the planer and then a combination router, assembly, and sheet cutting table. Stay tuned.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 02-13-2012 03:36 AM

Wow that’s a great chop station good job.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#2 posted 02-13-2012 03:38 AM

Very nice build. I LIKE it!! A station like that is going on my list of things to do.

-- Kayvon

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#3 posted 02-13-2012 03:48 AM

That is super, everything in its place. I also have alot of drawers.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 02-13-2012 03:50 AM

That is one flash station…. excellent…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#5 posted 02-13-2012 06:11 AM

Full extension drawers are the way to go. You must have a few bucks in this project. Nice upgrade to the shop…................

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 02-13-2012 07:00 AM

The laminate was from a $10 blemished 5’x10’ sheet, the rest is plywood with iron on edge banding. The drawer slides were around $8 apiece (I think) in a pack of 10. Then there’s the saw…

-- tim hill

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#7 posted 02-13-2012 08:19 AM

very sweet! Nice job..


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#8 posted 02-13-2012 08:32 AM

Huge, It’ll take a day or two to remember what drawer has what. Nice setup.

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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#9 posted 02-13-2012 11:35 AM

Am I jealous, or what?

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T. D. Reid

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#10 posted 02-13-2012 11:47 AM

Nice job sir! I’m sure you will enjoy it. Cheers

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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#11 posted 02-13-2012 12:49 PM

Awesome! I am in the process of designing something similar for my garage. I have a Dewalt 12” double bevel, sliding miter saw…plan to do a recessed table similar to yours that is 28” deep, 34” tall to match a sawstop table saw that is coming soon, and 22 feet wide to fill the depth of my garage.

I have never built anything with drawers though so I’m not quite sure how to do that yet…

-- Josh, Columbus, GA

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#12 posted 02-13-2012 01:22 PM

this is a seriously awesome miter station. wow. plenty of storage. nice build

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#13 posted 02-13-2012 02:47 PM

ONE very nice saw station – I loke it.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#14 posted 02-13-2012 05:12 PM

Incredible. Lots of work for lots of reward!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#15 posted 02-13-2012 05:13 PM

Whoa… so classy! I’ll bet you like walking into the room and just Seeing that work station! Nice work!


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