Build a folding tablesaw outfeed table
Steve Fikar's space-saving mobile support can handle big jobs, too.
Synopsis: An engineer by trade, Steve Fikar dealt with the challenge of building an outfeed table with a small footprint that would fit easily into his shop. His design is compact, but can support workpieces up to 10 ft. long, thanks to a folded extension that flips up. A strong, adjustable single leg offers plenty of support and can be raised and lowered from above the table.
After 40 years of moving around—thanks to military life and job commitments— my wife and I settled down on Florida’s Gulf Coast and finally built our dream home. That home includes the woodshop I’ve been designing for decades, filled with all of the ideas I’d saved.
Although my shop is dreamy too, it has a somewhat small floor plan, which puts a premium on space and mobility. But I’m an engineer by trade, and I enjoy opportunities for problem solving. Here…