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Project by Tradeturnhobby posted 510 days ago 3463 views 11 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So it has been busy with a new baby and among other things so I haven’t had much of a chance to build anything. I am excited to be able to post again.

This started with the switch going out on my table saw. With limited funds I built this out of scrap lumber which included a few pieces of plywood, mdf, particle board, and even a broken Ikea Cabinet. To make it nice we had some paint left over that I slapped on to make it uniform. I got a fantastic deal on the Delta Fence and was able to use that.

The table saw is the 10” Delta and the Router is Ryobi with table. The doors cover a dust chute under the saw. The drawers add extra storage though I had to use the variety of slides I had left. It still works and I can’t believe the space.

Finally the thing is on casters so I can pull it out in my garage and use it. The front casters lock and I will say with the weight and the casters locked the thing doesn’t move with full sheet press on it.

I have been able to do so much more with this. I can cut 8’x4’ sheets with ease. The routing table is fantastic and it has enable me to do so much with accurate ease and quick adjustments.

It is simple, It is easy, and. . . it is too big. Seriously. I don’t have room in my garage to store it now.  Sigh. . . I will have to see if there is an interested party to take it so I can build something much more manageable with space I have.

Too bad – because it turned out better than I expected – especially after the initial plan was to just fix the switch on the saw.

-- TTH, UT





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BusterB

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#1 posted 510 days ago

Super project…nice upgrade to your ts …..Good Job TTH

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Francesco86

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#2 posted 510 days ago

Good Job!!

;)

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BuyoMasilla

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#3 posted 510 days ago

Congratulations on the Baby!

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........

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EEngineer

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#4 posted 510 days ago

Seriously. I don’t have room in my garage to store it now.

Yeah, I see the car in the background there. It amazes me that some people think garages are for cars.

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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Shawn Masterson

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#5 posted 510 days ago

I am with EE cars go outside. garages are for working. the only time I park inside is when I am working so I don’t have to get up early to scrape windows. When I am laid off all 3 cars go out. My shop is 26×30 and I can pull in my extended cab Silverado in to work on it. all I have to do is move my 20” planer and air down the tires so it will go under the door. It’s got 11” of lift. just tell your wife the house is hers so you get the garage. My wife knew this before we got married. I remember one year I was out of town and told her to park inside and she said no, that was my space. I don’t think she even goes in the unless I am out there.

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rlamb007

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#6 posted 510 days ago

Great Job – I like the continuous top.

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CooperDBM

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#7 posted 509 days ago

Nice work. Did you remember to fix the switch?

-- Dave, Ottawa, ON

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Mauricio

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#8 posted 509 days ago

Realy nice! Must be great to be able to cut full sheets of plywood!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Tom Pritchard

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#9 posted 509 days ago

Great idea. You must have the same issue as me..not having that much room? I have a similar piece in my shop except I have it as a combination assembly table, router bench, planer compartment, plus storage. You can see my project in my galery. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tom in Madison, Indiana

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KOVA

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#10 posted 508 days ago

GENIAL PROYECTO!!!!!
PUEDES DEJARLA AFUERA CUBIERTA POR UN PLÁSTICO
COMO HACEN MUCHOS ASERRADEROS CON SU MAQUINARIA ;-D

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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