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Project by TheWoodShed posted 791 days ago 3656 views 27 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a basic design thats been floating around the magazines for years. I just added some features that I needed. Dewalt 10” Compound miter saw . Locking swivel casters makes this very moveable . Fold down wings. A place to throw the cut offs. Cutting capacity is 60” on left, 48” on right using KREG hardware with stops. obviously you can cut longer stock just without the stops. This set up works well for the space I have and what I work on. Consruction is shop birch ply, poplar and left over oak flooring from benches. I love working outside on a good day.

-- Jeff





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 791 days ago

That came out great, a lot nicer than the few I have in my magazine collection.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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rdjack21

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#2 posted 791 days ago

Nice job. Like you I like to move it to the driveway on a nice day.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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jeff

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#3 posted 791 days ago

i like how you made use of materials you had on hand…nice job…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#4 posted 791 days ago

Very nice chop saw station .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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559dustdesigns

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#5 posted 791 days ago

This is one nice miter saw station.
Thanks for sharing this project.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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woodworm

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#6 posted 791 days ago

Nice miter saw station cart. Do I have the space for that?...Unfortunatelly not!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 791 days ago

Very functional and nice lookin miter station.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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TomTinkerSum

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#8 posted 791 days ago

Very nice 12” sliding compound miter saw station. I especially like the way you have the long drop leaves set up. What’s also cool—the adjustable support on the top of the bracing arms. The Kreg stop is a great adjustable feature too. I’m thinking of re-doing my planer/miter saw flip station to something more usable, such as this. Thanks for sharing the details with words and descriptive pictures.

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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eddie

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#9 posted 790 days ago

same as tom said thanks for sharing.good post

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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ChrisMc45

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#10 posted 790 days ago

Nice use of space…how do you deal with dust collection? Just spit out the back? Do the folding wings collect dust? I would guess that the spaced slats for the wing tops allow dust out as easily as in.

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 790 days ago

A miter bench that rolls outside is quite a handy thing to have in a shop. Good work and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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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Tom

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#12 posted 790 days ago

Nice to see your miter saw station. Looks great and I like its compactness and mobility! I am building one now using a different design, but this one was one I seriously considered. What are you doing for dust collection when cutting in the shop? I am working on several designs for mine, but haven’t settled on anything yet. Again, a wonderful and useful tool!!

-- Tom in Spring Branch

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bobthebuilderinmichigan

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#13 posted 790 days ago

Excellent work. I love mine and I know you will love yours too. It’s a design that makes so much sense for those of us who have limited workshop space. I love seeing what people do to personalize their versions – like the support bolt at the end of the wings which makes it adjustable. Excellent idea.
Enjoy!

-- Bobthebuilderinmichigan

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Bob A in NJ

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#14 posted 790 days ago

One of the bext design’s I’ve seen. Well done.

-- Bob A in NJ

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datadev1

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#15 posted 790 days ago

Well done! I am curious about the asymmetry. What was the reason you did it this way?

-- Rick in Myrtle Beach, SC

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