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Forum topic by kdavid posted 12-12-2010 05:20 PM 14825 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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kdavid

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12-12-2010 05:20 PM

Morning, I’m looking for a good miter saw stand and would like to expand my building skills at the same time. Does anyone have a link or any plans themselves that could get me started. I appreciate any help. Kirk

-- Kirk..... " Hope I die before I get old "


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HorizontalMike

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#1 posted 12-12-2010 05:49 PM

http://www.workbenchmagazine.com/main/wb297-homeshop01.html

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#2 posted 12-12-2010 05:55 PM

There are several here in the project, take a look and see if the builder posted their source.

I think I’ve seen plans in Shopsmith and/or Wood.

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#3 posted 12-12-2010 08:40 PM

Kirk, Here’s one I built, copied from several others already posted. No wings yet but those are in work. It’s designed for good access to front/sides/back of the saw as well as decent storage and mobility.

I do have a .jpg plan (free to the first 1000000 requests) if you would like a copy. email works best, just let me know.

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#4 posted 12-12-2010 09:02 PM

Hey Kirk, Here’s a link to the one I built: the plan was from a 2010 issue of FWW.
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#5 posted 12-12-2010 09:09 PM

I’ll second Rob’s FWW stand – I built that one as well and it’s a nice miter saw stand.

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#6 posted 12-12-2010 10:18 PM

A fellow LJ posted a stand where he flips it back and forth between his planar and his mitre saw. I’m going to borrow this idea and suggest you take a look at it as well, especially if you have a shortage of space like I do in my shop. I am going to search around to see if I can find the link.

Edit
Found it! http://lumberjocks.com/gizmodyne/blog/3099

but also search ‘flip stands’ as there are a few posts on variations and additional discussion. Thanks Gizmodyne for the blog!

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