Swiveling Outfeed Roller - Popular Woodworking Magazine

Swiveling Outfeed Roller

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Swiveling Outfeed Roller

Here’s an outfeed roller designed to support long
boards behind the saw for ripping or alongside the
saw for crosscutting. When not in use, the
roller can be hung on the wall or
otherwise stored out of the way.

To build: Screw swivel-ball
casters to a piece of 3/4-in.
stock in a zigzag pattern, so
they swing freely. Screw the
caster platform to a 3/4-in.
plywood frame and clamp it
to a sawhorse to make it level
with the saw’s table. This
swiveling support also
works great behind a
bandsaw when you’re cutting
curves in long,wide
boards.

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