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Project by brg posted 355 days ago 1340 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As I have tight space in then shortly after finishing my router cabinet I found that I need moveable base for it. I wasn’t able to install decent (lockable) swivel casters because I had too little space under this cabinet (the top of the cabinet needs to be at the same level with my table saw and workbench).
So I installed two small swivel casters at one end and built this hinge mechanism into the other end, used oak and birch.
It can be operated by the foot pedal and the hinge can be locked into moveable position by two rods.





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Mark

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#1 posted 355 days ago

Necessity is the mother of invention. What a great Idea. Well done.

-- Mark

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 355 days ago

Nice lift, should serve you well.

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

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Sanding2day

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#3 posted 355 days ago

Nicely done… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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THOMRIDER

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#4 posted 354 days ago

Great idea

-- Its all about the jigs

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Soundx

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#5 posted 353 days ago

This is a fantastic idea. Hope you don’t mind if I copy your solution.

-- Terry,Tennessee

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brg

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#6 posted 352 days ago

Not at all, go ahead :)

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