Radial-arm saw cabinet

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Project by matt12874 posted 04-04-2012 12:30 AM 6326 views 25 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to build a new bench/cabinet for my radial-arm saw. The old one was a steel stand with a plywood shelf, that collected junk and lots of saw dust. The new one has a cabinet that holds lots of tools and should keep the saw dust to a minimum. I made the cabinet from 3/4” maple plywood, the top is two pieces of 3/4” MDF.
This thing is heavy base is 36”H x 48”L x 24” D and the top is 36” x 66”. I put a couple of casters on the one end to help move it around, but now that it has been filled up I am not sure if I can move it!!

Just have to figure the best way to collect dust from it?

-- Matt

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 01:06 AM

Nice job Matt. Looks very efficient. If I had an RA, that’s the sort arrangement I would have.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#2 posted 04-04-2012 01:16 AM

well done
all the space wasted under metal ‘legs’
is really bad

this will serve you well
and keep the clutter down

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 04-25-2012 04:19 AM

Nice job!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 10-21-2012 08:08 PM

very nice setup but no blade guard?

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#5 posted 03-16-2013 03:56 AM

Nice job, like all the storage.

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