Introduction: Table Saw and Miter Saw Cart

My garage is kinda small, I have a corner for my tools. But I need to pull them out into the drive way to do any work. So portable is the key. I had a table saw on a stand that I'd have to pick up to move, and I bought a miter saw.

Step 1: Wheels

I started with 3 inch lockable wheels. This works great for moving over the driveway - garage transition.

Step 2: Basic Frame

The table is made from 2x4s. very strong. The 2x4s are joined using pocket screws. I used a Kreg pocket hole jig.

Step 3: Sides

Both sides, and back have fold up tables, the top is about 8 feet long, and 4 feet wide.

Step 4: Drawers

The drawers are saw dust collectors, and storage for saw accessories while not in use. I used some scrap plywood to make a lip for the drawers to sit on.

Step 5: Miter Saw

The miter saw can be moved to the bottom while not in use.

Step 6: Over View

11 2x4s, 1 sheet of 1/2 inch plywood, and 4 wheels. Over all cost less than $100.

Comments

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ladrouzm made it!(author)2017-02-25

Hi, What did you use to attach the folding tables?

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Lance97603 made it!(author)2017-02-25

I used regular door hinges. Then I used 2x4's for the braces with a 45 degree notch at both ends. Then when I need them raised, I wedge them in. See compliation picture.

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oldhess made it!(author)2016-12-31

Not quite an instructable is it. looks good though.

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Lance97603 made it!(author)2017-01-01

My intention was to inspire. And it was build to fit my table and miter saws. I'm happy to give more details.

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Swansong made it!(author)2016-12-30

This looks great! I hope it works better for you :)

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Bio: I'm a computer programmer. My dad was a carpenter, and I like making things out of wood.
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