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R4512 outfeed table

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Project by ADHDan posted 08-17-2012 04:58 PM 2460 views 7 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Like many of you, I have the R4512 table saw. I built this folding outfeed table using hinged 2×4s for the struts, which rotate around dowels at the base and under the tabletop to fold up and down. The melamine tabletop has oversized miter tracks, but I left it removable to reduce wear on the back rail and allow for redesigns. Last pictures show the miter tracks.

-- Dan in Minneapolis, woodworking since 11/11.





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#1 posted 08-18-2012 12:15 PM

Nice looking (and space saving) outfeed

Thank you for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#2 posted 08-18-2012 04:43 PM

Awesome! And look, high enough so your car can fit under:)

-- Joe from Western Ma.... Peace to all

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#3 posted 08-19-2012 02:12 PM

Mrs. Dan….I’m sorry but you’re gonna have to park in the yard….Dan has himself a GENUINE out feed table! Well thought out Dan, good build. A thousand times over, you’ll be glad you built this.

-- Tim Harrelson

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#4 posted 08-24-2012 08:50 PM

I already am. I got tired of setting up and taking down rollers for long rips or sheet cuts. My only annoyance is that – because I lack a drill press – I couldn’t get the dowel holes in the struts at a perfect 90 degress, so it doesn’t fold down 100% flat. But it’s definitely good enough for now, and that’s an easy fix once I do have a drill press.

-- Dan in Minneapolis, woodworking since 11/11.

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