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There’s no shortage of collapsible, portable jobsite miter saw stands on the market. Some are cost-effective ($100-$200) and functional, but fall short on refined the features and adjustability needed for more demanding tasks.
More expensive models (upwards of $1,000) are more accurate, complex, and offer enhanced gizmos—but you pay the price.
We need your help. Tell us what to build.
Consider these materials your starting point, and then join the discussion, post your own videos, and show us pictures of your rig. In short, tell us exactly what to build.
You can contribute in any of these three ways:
1. You can comment and post pictures in this thread
2. You can comment on the aforementioned page
3. You can post you pictures in the Ultimate Miter Saw Stand gallery.
What do you like and hate about your own stand?
If you have a stand—whether homemade or store-bought—tell us what you like about it, and tell us what you hate.
Tell us what you wish it had in terms of features, and tell us what features you could do without. How important are weight and portability?
What about onboard storage, power supply, and lighting? Does it include any aftermarket fences, extension wings, tracks, hold-downs, or stops?
What's in it for you?
This winter we will take the best ideas and combine them to create the ultimate miter saw stand. We’ll post the plans here on the website, and publish the stand in the magazine as well.
Any person that has contributed suggestions or feedback will automatically be entered to win Bosch’s brand new GCM12SD 12-in. compound miter saw with innovative glide mechanism.
Haven't heard of this innovative sliding compound mitersaw?
Read a review and watch a rough cut video of it over at FineWoodworking.com