Users' questions

How tall should a miter station be?

How tall should a miter station be?

The ideal height of a miter saw stand is the height that is comfortable for you. Too low and your back will likely ache, too high, and it could be equally uncomfortable to use. For reference, most workbenches range somewhere from three feet to four and a half feet high.

What is a good height for a miter saw stand?

Everything I read seems to settle on 36 inches or so. But still when you have you saw out to make the measurements – try different heights to see where the saw feels comfortable to you. And remember the height of the saw table from the floor will be the height of the bench.

How long should a Mitre saw station be?

The Miter Station consists of a left side measuring 96″L x 24″D x 36″H, a right side measuring 48″L x 24″D x 36″H, and a center section for the saw that can vary depending on the saw. The plans allow for a 24″ wide space for the saw.

How wide should a miter saw bench be?

The width is just the width of the entire saw. You might want to include a little extra so it’s easier to take the saw in and out. For mine, I used 24.5 inches. The depth is the minimum depth of the table.

Is a Mitre saw the same as a chop saw?

Whereas chop saws are rugged and relatively simple tools, mitre saws are designed and manufactured to make precision cuts at many different angles. Although a mitre saw can cut non-ferrous metal when used with the correct blade, they are most often used by joiners, kitchen fitters and cabinet makers to cut wood.

How much space do you need on each side of a miter saw?

To cut the mortises for the vertical slats you will need a minimum of a 42 inch space on either side of the mortising bit. This will allow you to mortise the entire board. You will also need to support the board when mortising toward the end of the board (a maximum of 6 feet to one side).

Do you need a miter saw station?

Make your workstation safer and more stable with these portable stands. Fun fact: Miter saws usually don’t include a stand, unless you buy a package or combo deal. So you will want to get a stand quickly to get the best results from your new tool. Technically, you don’t need a stand to use a miter saw.