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Project by DougN posted 758 days ago 3673 views 14 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally made the miter saw station that I so desperately needed. I combined plans from two projects – the miter saw station from Plans.Now and the Ultimate Miter Saw Stand from Woodworker’s Journal. I included the sliding base for the saw so that I can line it up with the fence with or without a sacrificial zero clearance fence on the saw. I am also going to put a dedicated vacuum in the lower compartment instead of a scrap bin. This should be a great addition to my workshop!

-- Doug - Montgomery, Tx





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 758 days ago

Looks good from what I can tell. Pics are really small. Nice work

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

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dakremer

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#2 posted 758 days ago

great project! I’m just in the process of making a bunch of rolling carts for “my” shop. I say “my” because its actually my brother-in-law’s shop, but he never uses it….so i’m taking over. :)

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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oldretiredjim

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#3 posted 758 days ago

is there any way to enlarge the pics. i tried to copy and past so i could manipulate them but couldn’t.

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Grumpymike

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#4 posted 757 days ago

Jim, try clicking on the thumbnail (small picture) at the right … hope that is what you wanted.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Grumpymike

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#5 posted 757 days ago

That is one cool Miter saw station. I really like the folding aspect for the smaller shop. good use of valuable space.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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kajunkraft

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#6 posted 757 days ago

You chose the Kreg stop-block set up which I have considered as well. I haven’t been able to figure out why there are the two separate stops? If you chose only one, which one would you choose? I have made a couple of versions of this sort of set up but have not yet found one that I really like. Now it’s probably time to try this one. Looks great!

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DougN

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#7 posted 757 days ago

The two different types of stops allow you to set two lengths and then flip one out of the way for cutting the longer cuts. If I had to limit to one then I would get the flip stop. Good luck building this project. It was a very easy build.

-- Doug - Montgomery, Tx

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workerinwood

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#8 posted 757 days ago

Great job!! I built one a year ago and love it, very useful.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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kajunkraft

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#9 posted 756 days ago

AHHH now I see. Of course I would get the flip stop. I do a lot of repetitive cuts but there are lots of misc. cuts mixed in. Thanks for pointing this out.

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