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I would like to put this table on 2 wheels so I can wheel it around and move it outside to my patio.

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I have these but not sure how to mount them on the legs.

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Edit: Thanks for the suggestions, here's what I did:

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    i think that you mean to ask about wheels, not bearings – jsotola Aug 14 at 0:57
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1) Cut a sheet of plywood so that all 4 legs fit on it. 2) Mount the wheels to the plywood. 3) Set the saw on top of the plywood. 4) Fasten the legs to the plywood so the saw won't fall off. I suggest some "L" brackets and screws through the legs but other means could be devised.

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    The only downside to this is that it increases the operating height... a plywood tray with the bottom of the wheels near the bottom of the tray would be ideal. – Aloysius Defenestrate Aug 14 at 0:37
  • @Aloysius Defenestrate An increase in operating height would be ideal for my case. – fixit7 Aug 14 at 1:14
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    +1 But you need a way to immobilize the table, e.g., locking wheels. Otherwise, as you feed stock, the saw will move. – bib Aug 14 at 2:44
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    This seems like a really really bad idea. – DMoore Aug 14 at 16:35
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Just putting two casters (or four) on the table seems like a bad idea. The table will be lopsided and even if you raise the other two legs, the table will still have a tendency to move when you're cutting large pieces. If you're dead set on adding wheels, install four with locking features on a board and then secure the table to the board.

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Attach two fairly large wheels near the bottom of two adjacent legs, but on the side of the leg. The wheel should almost be touching the ground (1/8" or 1/16"). When you want to move it, you simply tilt it towards the wheels until they touch and the weight is transferred. You can then roll it. Conceptually, it is like a dolly. This might require additional bracing for the frame as those frames are built for vertical loads.

FYI, they do make products specifically to do this with a table saw. If money is not that much of an issue, you might want to internet search "table saw stand with wheels"

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The completed wheeled table saw.

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  • The piece of ply wood under the saw on top of stand will trap sawdust and the build up will become a problem very quickly. – Kris Aug 24 at 14:41
  • Please don't add "thanks" as answers. I've added your image to your original question. – Daniel Griscom Aug 24 at 15:21
  • @Kris Good catch. Will make a trap door so it can be emptied. – fixit7 Aug 24 at 15:25
  • Please use the edit link on your question to add additional information. The Post Answer button should be used only for complete answers to the question. - From Review – Machavity Aug 25 at 21:34

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