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Forum topic by s_grifter posted 07-05-2012 08:02 PM 5870 views 1 time favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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s_grifter

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07-05-2012 08:02 PM

I just moved into my new shop and have about twice as much room as I used to. I would like to turn one of my walls into a long bench with a radial arm saw, miter saw, and possibly my mortiser. I would like to have something like what Norm had. I was just wondering if anyone has done something like this in their shop. I would love to see pics and hear ideas on how to go about doing this. Thanks for all of your help, I greatly appreciate it.


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#1 posted 07-05-2012 08:03 PM

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I Covered the Base for the RAS with a Door panel from a remodel Cabinet job. Then I Made Drawers to fit.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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mountainaxe

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#2 posted 08-15-2012 12:44 AM

Check out my workshop photos. I spent a lot of time researching the best way to fit my RAS into a wall length bench and am very happy with the results.

-- Jeff, "The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me."

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#3 posted 08-16-2012 10:00 PM

This is what I came up with

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#4 posted 08-16-2012 10:06 PM

!http://i1223.photobucket.com/albums/dd513/s_grifter/NewShopPhotos002.jpg!

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#5 posted 08-16-2012 10:27 PM

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#6 posted 08-16-2012 10:27 PM

I keep having problems with the pics, it is only showing about 2/3rds of the photo

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DaddyZ

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#7 posted 08-17-2012 04:58 PM

I for one don’t see a need for a RAS & a CMS…

But I like this setup !!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#8 posted 08-17-2012 05:26 PM

I have a long bench mounted to the wall about 12 ft long. The RAS is located at the extreme right and the mitersaw is located about 4 ft to the left of the RAS. They are both set into the bench top so they both use the same top surface and fence. With this setup, I can xcut with the RAS and cut 2×4’s with the miter saw. I have a mortiser that is mounted on a stand. The miter saw is permanently mounted in the bench, but by undoing 4 bolts, it can be removed for on-site jobs. With this setup, I can handle lumber of any length to the left or right of the saw blade.

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Rick Dennington

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#9 posted 08-17-2012 06:51 PM

Here it is again…this time from a different angle….will handle 18’ boards easily…...

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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#10 posted 08-21-2012 05:00 AM

yours looks good. wish i had room for a radial arm saw. my buddy keeps a dado blade on his. it comes in handy on alot of projects.

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