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Mitre Saw Stands #4582436
11/22/17 10:20 PM
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JHZR2 Offline OP
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Was walking through HD and saw some mitre saw stands out for BF.

Ive always used mine on a workbench/table top or else on the floor.

Is a dedicated foldable stand really that handy?

Ive been thinking about mounting my mitre saw to some plywood or melamine or similar, and then mounting it to my router table somehow through the slots/tracks meant for fences and accessories.

Opinions and experiences?

Re: Mitre Saw Stands [Re: JHZR2] #4582441
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I set mine on these Home depot stands. I use 2 with plywood under the saw like a long table. The top comes off and they fold to store flat. I hang them on the wall in my shed.

EDIT: Mine are older and do not have self leveling foot on one corner. So i can't vouch for how the new design works. I don't think it would work well with just one. But two with plywood across them works great.





https://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-X-Horse-2-5-ft-Workbench-229694/301046021

Last edited by spasm3; 11/22/17 10:38 PM.

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Re: Mitre Saw Stands [Re: JHZR2] #4582453
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I have the Dewalt folding stand for my 12 inch sliding miter saw. My garage isn't large enough to keep it permanently setup. If I was going to a full time miter saw setup. I would have it mounted on a bench with a support system on both sides.

Something like these.

http://www.rockler.com/ultimate-miter-saw-stand-plan?sid=WJHP

http://fixthisbuildthat.com/mobile-miter-saw-station/

Last edited by JC1; 11/22/17 10:49 PM.

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Re: Mitre Saw Stands [Re: JC1] #4582459
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Originally Posted By: JC1
I have the Dewalt folding stand for my 12 inch sliding miter saw. My garage isn't large enough to keep it permanently setup. If I was going to a full time miter saw setup. I would have it mounted on a bench with a support system on both sides.

Something like these.

http://www.rockler.com/ultimate-miter-saw-stand-plan?sid=WJHP

http://fixthisbuildthat.com/mobile-miter-saw-station/


I like those! especially the rockler one. Wish i had room set it up. That looks nice to use.


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Re: Mitre Saw Stands [Re: JHZR2] #4582463
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If you've got the space, building an extended table and fence for the mitre saw is handy. For a project with long boards I just screw the saw to couple 12' 2x6's on saw horses, with a block at each end the height of the table. Also you can screw end blocks to the 2x6 table if you want every board exactly the same length. A proper mitre stand would be handy if you move your saw to different sites a lot though, and setting up end blocks would be faster for short boards atleast.


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Re: Mitre Saw Stands [Re: JHZR2] #4582464
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Originally Posted By: JHZR2
Is a dedicated foldable stand really that handy?


For contractors that go from job site to job site yes.

Re: Mitre Saw Stands [Re: JHZR2] #4582511
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i have one of these. its handy when moving my 12 inch dewalt around. lot easier to put in a car. i much prefer to do my cutting standing than kneeling

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Evolution-Po...VOMS1/301867839

Re: Mitre Saw Stands [Re: spasm3] #4582795
11/23/17 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted By: spasm3
I set mine on these Home depot stands. I use 2 with plywood under the saw like a long table. The top comes off and they fold to store flat. I hang them on the wall in my shed.

EDIT: Mine are older and do not have self leveling foot on one corner. So i can't vouch for how the new design works. I don't think it would work well with just one. But two with plywood across them works great.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-X-Horse-2-5-ft-Workbench-229694/301046021



I have the same stands. One by itself is too shaky but when I clamp a few 2x6's across both of them, they're very sturdy and can support anything.


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