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07-04-2010 06:46 PM

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My shop space is much smaller now and I need a way to move my machines around. I have a couple bases that I purchased from Delta and I’d like to find a less expensive alternative for the rest of my machines.
Any thoughts on a design or where I should look?



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#1 posted 07-04-2010 06:56 PM

Rev, I’ve got a couple for you.

That’s just the table saw, look around the site, he’s got other machines on different mobile bases. Here’s another

By fellow LJ Joel Wires. This one is beatiful in it’s simplicity. Good luck and have a happy and safe Fourth!

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#2 posted 07-04-2010 09:45 PM

Check this out: mobile base guide

I’ve built a couple.

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#3 posted 07-05-2010 08:21 AM

Have this base and am very happy with it. Find a 20% off coupon to buy it with. Makes it $32.00.


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#4 posted 07-05-2010 10:27 AM

This is a Flip Flop table from Hammy I think he has made a few others.

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#5 posted 07-06-2010 01:30 AM

I posted a forum Mobil table saw base about 2-3 days ago, take a look, this guy on u-tube built a really nice
table saw mobil base…Sounds like what your looking for. Very simple to build, and on a Pastors budget!! :)

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#6 posted 07-06-2010 03:57 AM

Thanks for your suggestions. I’ll check it out.


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#7 posted 07-06-2010 08:42 AM

Here’s another one :

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#8 posted 07-06-2010 05:10 PM

Gary has and idea that I may try. Take a look. Lumberjocks

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#9 posted 10-17-2016 11:25 AM

I’ve recently joined Lumber Jocks. Very impressive forum for sharing ideas! I’ve been looking at many various ways to build my own mobile base for my Grizzly 1020…. I’ve since met with a former military buddy of mine who builds custom cabinets. He simply welded a frame of 2” angle iron, painted it battleship gray, and putting 3” casters on each corner. These are SOLID!! I’ll post the pics I took in a day or so… this is the most solid platform I have seen to date!

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#10 posted 10-17-2016 12:54 PM

I asked the same thing a while back… in this thread: Homemade welded mobile base - anyone?

Wound up with this one I made for under $10:

There are a lot of good ideas given in that thread.


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