So I finally have an out feed table. Before I got my new saw, I built my workbench to serve as the out feed for my old saw. But the new saw is shorter so that no longer worked. Then I saw a project posted here that looked like the answer. I made mine 24”x36”.I bought some cheap 16” folding brackets off of Amazon. I wasn't expecting too much, but they had a “stated” weight load of something like 250lbs. I think they will hold up fine but I wouldn't put anywhere near that load on them. Cheap is cheap.I attached some scrap blocks to the saw cabinet with self tapping screws. Yeah, that stung a bit running screws into that shiny cabinet… The brackets were then laid out and attached to the blocks with 2” SPAX screws.The top is 3/4” birch plywood with some scrap sapele to cover the edges and stiffen the plywood a bit after knocking the corners off to save the hips. Cut some stop dados for miter slot extensions. I also cut out a notch in the front end to allow me to hook up my dust port with the table fully folded instead of having the table lay against it. Getting everything aligned and working correctly was the most time consuming part. I think this will work out fine. Almost forgot. Finished it with 4 coats of Arm-R-Seal.
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posted at: 12:00am on 11-Jun-2019
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