Mobile Workstation

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Project by MT_Stringer posted 11-30-2013 10:30 PM 7910 views 33 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished my mobile workstation today. I designed it to provide additional work area with lots of clamping options. But mainly, I wanted a place to set up my dovetail jig or the pocket hole jig. The dovetail jig stores on the middle shelf and there is a small area for glue bottles. The lower shelf looks like it will now be home to my 4 inch dust collection hose when it is not needed.

I wrote a blog documenting the build with lots of additional pics.
Hope you like it.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#1 posted 12-01-2013 12:12 AM

Great little workstation. Looks like you made it very sturdy.

I’m curious about that ram you have mounted to your Kreg. Very cool!

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.

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#2 posted 12-01-2013 12:26 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!


-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#3 posted 12-01-2013 02:15 AM

Thats nice…..looks pretty danged handy mike…good build

-- 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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#4 posted 12-01-2013 02:34 AM

Thanks. I hope to get a lot of use out of the table.
@JoFa – Check out my blog Modifying the kreg Pocket Hole Jig.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#5 posted 12-01-2013 02:54 AM

Great space saving ideas! Thanks for posting.

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#6 posted 12-01-2013 08:30 AM

Very nice, I like it!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 12-01-2013 09:03 AM

Wow great looking work station mike, very solid and practical design. You should get a lot of use out of that.
Excellent job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#8 posted 12-01-2013 12:34 PM

I was curious about the air hoses and what that is for. Looks like a well built unit that will serve you well. My only thought to the design would be to raise the coiled electrical cord up to the glue bottle location so you don’t have to bend over so much to wrap it up. As I get older I tend to think in those terms more often…sigh.

-- "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank LLoyd Wright

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#9 posted 12-01-2013 02:42 PM

Great job!

-- Tim, Glen Burnie, Maryland

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#10 posted 12-01-2013 07:35 PM

That looks like a affordable and well designed work table .
Like all the clamping possibilities that will make it very versatile and the power bar is a great idea also .

-- Kiefer 松

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#11 posted 12-01-2013 08:56 PM

Always great to see people creatively come up with new ways to add work space. Thanks for the share -

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#12 posted 12-01-2013 09:51 PM

Thanks for all the compliments. I hope you get some inspiration for your projects.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#13 posted 12-01-2013 10:30 PM

This is really cool and very well thought out. Love the design that you came up with. Great job and Im sure there are alot of LJ’s that could def use something like this.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#14 posted 12-02-2013 05:25 PM

Very nice design.

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#15 posted 12-03-2013 03:31 PM

This is definitely going on my to-do list. Love the idea of the pneumatic cylinder for the pocket holes also. Thanks for posting.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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