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Project by Steve Kreins posted 03-20-2014 09:46 PM 1168 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built two stands today with wheels. One for my compound miter saw and one for my router table. Two of the wheels are locking on opposing sides. I used scrap 2×4s with 3/4 ply.I assembled everything with pocket screws which made life easy! I have very limited Man Cave space so I need to roll these in and out through a 32” door into my patio. They store neatly in one corner of my 100 sq ft shop and give me more room and less back aches.
I have two more to build
, one for my scroll saw and one for my planner.

I have two roller stand extensions so I’m good to go when working long pieces.

I guess you might say I am creating a rock and roll workshop since I usually have some oldies going in the background. ;)

I may add shelves later, but right now I need to finish organizing my shop before I go into the hospital April 8th. I wont be making much saw dust for a few weeks after that.

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!





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MT_Stringer

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#1 posted 03-20-2014 10:02 PM

That is a lot of wasted space underneath your tables. You need to do something about that. :-)

If you have more to build, take a look at mine. It is based on a plan in a magazine, but there are a lot of other folks that have made something similar.

Double up on the tools. :-)

Flip Top Tool Cart

Or, make a mobile workstation like this (or something similar). It works great!!!
Mobile Workstation

Good luck. I too, have a cramped work aea so everything I have is on wheels except for the workbench/outfeed table.
Mike

Note: The oldies are playing in my shop also.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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levan

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#2 posted 03-20-2014 10:25 PM

Looooking good bro!! ROCK ON

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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Steve Kreins

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#3 posted 03-20-2014 11:41 PM

MT, I agree about the wasted space under, but my scrap pile is only so big. I can’t just go out and buy lumber whenever I need to, but I like your suggestions. That’s why I left room to add a shelf and I’ll also do a few more things as I can. I’ll make you a deal, you can pay for my cancer treatment or send me some scrap. ;)

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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steve_in_ohio

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#4 posted 03-21-2014 12:57 AM

Great work, I used this same construction and put drawers under them for more storage.

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Rick

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#5 posted 03-21-2014 05:15 AM

Very Nicely Done! Thanks For Posting.

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Picken5

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#6 posted 03-22-2014 10:29 PM

Good job, Steve. Like Lynn said, Rock On! As you know, I suffer with a “shop too small” like you do, so having your tools on wheels is a huge help. My table saw, jointer and bandsaw are on wheels. BTW, Mike’s suggestion of a “Flip Top” workstation reminded me that I’ve been thinking about building at least one of those for myself.

-- Howard - "Time spent making sawdust is not deducted from one's lifetime." - old Scottish proverb

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