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Easy-to-Build Mobile Base

Diagram Since my workshop shares space in the garage with cars, my tools need to be mobile. So I made a simple base for each tool.

To build a base, I screwed swivel casters to a 2x4 attached to the legs of the tool, as in detail ‘a’. To lock the machine in place for use, I added a pair of flip-down feet attached to the base with piano hinges. Magnets attached to the feet hold them up out of the way when moving the tool.

Good Woodworking,

Phil Huber
Online Editor, ShopNotes

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