Mitersaw or Radial-arm Saw Support

Radial-arm support

I've seen pictures of the radial-arm saw in the WOOD magazine shop that appears to be placed on a stand between two cabinets. Do you have plans for this stand?
--Brad Kronsbein, Stockbridge, Ga.

Brad, we haven't drawn up detailed plans for this saw support. However, it's a fairly simple item to build. It consists of a shelf, slightly larger than the base of the radial-arm saw, placed between two commercially-made cabinets. The top of the saw table support rests flush with the top of the cabinets. This creates a continuous shelf for supporting long workpieces. The drawing below gives the dimensions of the saw shelf and saw/cabinet top in our shop. The saw top includes a replaceable section in the center for saw kerfs.

If you like this project, please check out the hundreds of shop-proven paper and downloadable woodworking project plans in the WOOD Store.

Radial-arm support
Read more about

Tip of the Day

Miter cove molding without odd settings

Because cove and crown moldings mount at an angle between two adjoining surfaces (in this case, the... read more

Talk in General Woodworking