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Project by bondogaposis posted 05-27-2018 06:52 PM 1912 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After recently scrapping my radial arm saw I acquired a miter saw. I needed a cabinet to accommodate it and I wanted to incorporate the drill press into the same cabinet. I always thought that the space under a drill press table is largely wasted. This is my solution to incorporate a bench top drill press with miter saw so that long boards can laid across the foot of the drill press when using the miter saw. Of course I needed storage too and dust collection for the miter saw. This is what I came up with. Thanks for looking.

-- Bondo Gaposis





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 05-27-2018 07:01 PM

NICE!!! Well laid out and you have dust collection covered as good as it can get.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 05-27-2018 07:49 PM

Sorry it took so long to comment but looking at the cabinet I kept drooling on my keyboard and couldn’t type

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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kocgolf

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#3 posted 05-27-2018 10:30 PM

Smart to put it with the drill press like that. Has me rethinking my layout plans…

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therealSteveN

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#4 posted 05-27-2018 11:03 PM

Dandy set up, could give a lot of ideas.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Rick Dennington

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#5 posted 05-27-2018 11:22 PM

Bondo,

Stellar job on the build of the miter saw/ drill press station…..I built one for mine years ago, but I still have the RAS with mine….But like you, I’m about ready to scrap the RAS for a sliding miter saw….The radial still works good, but takes up more space…...

-- " It's a rat race out there, and the rats are winning....!!"

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 05-28-2018 12:38 PM

This is a fine miter saw and drill press base. It’s a wonderful addition to your shop.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Firewood

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#7 posted 05-28-2018 02:14 PM

Bondo – That looks great. I’m in the middle of building a mitersaw station, but not too far along to steal a couple of ideas from your build. Nicely done.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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Chuck Anstrom

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#8 posted 05-28-2018 03:50 PM

A great idea.

-- Chuck Anstrom - Virginia

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bondogaposis

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#9 posted 05-28-2018 04:46 PM

Here is a feature that I forgot to include in the original photos, a slide out Forstner bit tray.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Triq

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#10 posted 05-29-2018 10:19 AM

Well now, you’re just bragging.

Beautiful setup. Wish I had a permanent space to house my tools.


Here is a feature that I forgot to include in the original photos, a slide out Forstner bit tray.

- bondogaposis


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#11 posted 05-31-2018 02:44 PM

Very nice. Everything looks nice and handy.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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