Category Archives: Bases and Stands

Thoroughbred Tote-A-Horse Jobsite Sawhorses

Tool: Thoroughbred Tote-A-Horse sawhorses.

I wish I had more pictures for you to show just how strong these Thoroughbred Tote-A-Horse stands are. I have used them on every job I’ve had for the past ten years. Testing their limits, I’ve put far more weight than is safe on them and they still haven’t quit. Watch your fingers when folding closed.

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Porter-Cable 698 Bench Top Router Table

Tool: Porter-Cable 698 Router Table

Even though it’s the only router table set up in my shop at the moment the Porter-Cable 698 has a few drawbacks. The fence altogether sucks. It’s held in place by two really long thumbscrews threaded into the table top. If you don’t immediately cut them down to 1″ you’ll be twisting for 20 minutes to get the fence off. You’ll need to take the fence off because it’s limited to a very small range of movement.

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Rousseau Porta Max 2700XL Table Saw Stand

Tool: Rousseau Porta Max 2700XL Table Saw Stand

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The Rousseau Porta Max Table Saw Stand has been the foundation of my mobile construction shop for over a decade. The 2700xl equipped with a 10″ Makita table saw and the optional #2720 outfeed table provide a solid platform for ripping sheet-goods and supporting other powertools.

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Ridgid MS-UV Miter Saw Utility Vehicle

Tool: Ridgid MS-UV Miter Saw Utility Vehicle

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Description: This stand has everything and it weighs it. There are nice steel rollers on multi-direction adjustable support arms. Fasten your saw to removable¬† mounting rails that simply clamp to the stand for easy attachment and removal. It’s got great levers to tighten all the adjustments. There are poorly designed legs that pull out and pivot down from the extensions.

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