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Completed miter saw bench.

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Project by stanleywc posted 2252 days ago 11280 views 29 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are shots of my mostly completed miter bench. It has a tempered hard board top and is edged with poplar. The out feed table has a left to right tape measure and uses the shop made stop that is shown in the picture. I am still planning on adding two shallow drawers on each side, one above the roll around cabinet and one over the fridge. These will hold drafting supplies and hardware. I also am planning on building a hood for the miter saw to help with the dust collection when I find the time.

-- Stan, South Carolina,





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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 2252 days ago

that came out great! its going to be a big improvement over just a regular miter saw too! thanks for the post.

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tenontim

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#2 posted 2252 days ago

Very nice table. I like the double duty with the RAS. Great design. Thanks for the post.

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#3 posted 2252 days ago

I’m jealous already…wishing that I had that much wall space to dedicate to a miter saw and also very nice that you have the radial all worked into your project as well : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2252 days ago

This is great! I wish I had room for one.

By the way, I’m thinking that watching that TV while you use that saw probably would not be a very good idea. <g>

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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BobR

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#5 posted 2251 days ago

If only I had that much room to spare. I need one of these. Looks good.

-- Bob

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James Early

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#6 posted 2250 days ago

That stop is awesome.

-- -- Jim E., Oswego, NY. Create, have fun, and work safely!

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jcees

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#7 posted 2250 days ago

Way to go! I wish I had the room. Nicely done.

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 2249 days ago

Great job, looks really handy.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Roz

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#9 posted 2241 days ago

Yeah, Looks familiar. I have one like it in my shop. I had to make a few changes to make it work with my miter saw. That Norm is a pretty smart fella. I really like the stop. It looks like a real improvemet over a wooden one.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Callum Kendall

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#10 posted 2235 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Chill_Wills

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#11 posted 2048 days ago

Did you make the stop yourself? I am using you beautiful bench as inspiration for one of my own. Your stop is great could you post some photos of how it is constucted?

-- "Experience is often what you get when you were expecting something else"

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#12 posted 1801 days ago

Nice looking bench.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Napaman

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#13 posted 1801 days ago

great job on this table…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Ken90712

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#14 posted 945 days ago

This is awesome I love the sliding fence system and how you made it never saw one like that before! Great looking shop!

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

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