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Member Since: 06/2017

Project Likes: 20


    • A bed built for a princess! Nice job!!
      By RYOBI NATION, on June 12, 2018

    • I built from the exact same plans, except I did a straight ladder and adjust height for size of room.  I just completed a desk area for under the bed and a reading nook as well.  Look awesome, bed looks so much like what I built so I had to comment on it.
      By camgauthier, on July 21, 2018
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    • You made this space look awesome and function so well, too! Great work!
      By RYOBI NATION, on August 24, 2018

    • This is exactly what I need to do in my shop! Good work.
      By HerbMomann, on August 24, 2018
      • Thanks! As said on the A Team, I love it when a plan comes together. And this has been a great way to please the wife by giving her the garage parking back while also being able to complete the projects list she has for me. Ha. 
        By Maldridge, on August 24, 2018

    • This is my next project as well. Did you anchor the wings to the wall or is it all free standing?
      By Ellsswhere, on August 29, 2018
      • The two wings are connected to each other via the center, miter saw platform, but they are free-standing otherwise. They are plenty heavy. And I have a sliding miter saw, so I needed the extra space behind. Otherwise it would have hung off the front and I wouldn't have much material support. I've debated going for a non-sliding 12" miter saw for this very problem.

        Other changes include:
        -quite a different plan for one cart to fit my table saw, as it has a 24" rip capacity and now added a router insert to it as well.
        -3/8" plywood for "shelf backs" as I had it on hand.
        -t-nuts and carriage bolts as leveling feet for the wings. (cut the legs about 3/4" shorter than the plans said because of this)
        -I did not add the plywood to the sides of the wings. Instead I just cut a 2x4 as a lower brace between the legs. Cheaper and plenty sturdy.
        -smaller casters
        -lower bottom shelf under miter saw (though now I would raise it a bit more so I could slide a tool set I have under there.)

        I modeled everything up in Sketchup so I could make all the changes and it would make sense for my tools and shop.
        By Maldridge, on August 29, 2018 (edited)

    • Your work bench is the exact bench I've been looking for! I already knew I wanted this type of setup based off of Ana White's but needed it modded because I have the same table saw as you!  You would happen to still have the plans you used for the build, and be willing to share?!
      By garagetime, on December 11, 2018
      • I do, but some of it was “edit as you go”. I’ll check my sketch up file tomorrow and send the link. 
        By Maldridge, on December 11, 2018
      • Much appreciated! 
        By garagetime, on December 12, 2018
      • https://www.dropbox.com/s/ebzarrol8h1nblk/Ana%20White%20Bench%20table%20saw.skp?dl=0
        By Maldridge, on December 12, 2018
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