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Bandsaw Stand From Scrap Lumber

I have a portable bandsaw that I absolutely love- it’s one of my favorite and most useful tools. Cutting small pieces of metal with any degree of precision can be difficult however. What I needed was a stand to turn it into a benchtop saw.
This is a super simple low cost stand that is very easy to make and can be built in an afternoon.
Let’s get started!

Tools needed

- Portable bandsaw- mine is the DeWalt DWM 120 model
- Drill
- Various size drill bits
- 3/4” forstner or spade bit


- 2” wood screws
- Wood glue
- 2ea 1” x 4” x 14” long wood board (I used pine)
- 2ea 1” x 4” x 5 1/2” long wood board
- 1ea 4” x 4” x 20 1/2” long post
- 1ea 4” x 4” x 9 1/2” long post
- 2ea 8” x 8” x 3/4” plywood triangle
- 1ea 12” x 12” x 1/4” thick Aluminum plate- I used a piece of salvaged Aluminum I found but you could also use a thicker piece of wood. Aluminum plate can be purchased from Online Metals.
- Power strip with switch- make sure it can handle the saw amperage
- Large zip tie”

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