Table Saw Cart

By Ana White

SKILL
intermediate

This Table Saw Cart is designed by Ana White for easy storage and access. Download the plans and start turning your space into your own Dream Workshop.

Tools

  • Drill
  • Brad Nailer
  • Circular Saw

Materials

  • 1-1/4" Coarse Thread Pocket Hole Screws
  • 22" Drawer Slides
  • 48" x 48" 1/4" Plywood
  • 48" x 96" 3/4" Plywood
  • Brad Nails
  • Casters
  • Pocket Hole Drill Bit
  • Pocket Hole Jig
  • Wood Glue

Steps

STEP 1

Rip 3/4” plywood into strips 24” wide by 8 feet long using either a table saw or circular saw.

Tools

Table Saw, Circular Saw

Materials

48" x 96" 3/4" Plywood

STEP 2

Measure height of caster wheels and height of table saw deck. Subtract these measurements from 34-1/2”. From the 24” wide strips, cut three pieces to this length.

Tools

Tape Measure

Materials

48" x 96" 3/4" Plywood
STEP 2

STEP 3

Cut remaining pieces according to cut list found in project plan PDF.

Tools

Circular Saw, Table Saw

STEP 4

Drill four 3/4” pocket holes on 5 each end (measuring 24” long) of the side/divider pieces. Attach sides to top and bottom with 1-1/4” pocket hole screws.

Tools

Drill

Materials

1-1/4" Coarse Thread Pocket Hole Screws, Pocket Hole Jig, Pocket Hole Drill Bit
STEP 4

STEP 5

Mark center of top/bottom. Attach divider to top and bottom with 1-1/4” pocket hole screws.

Tools

Drill

Materials

Pocket Hole Jig, 1-1/4" Coarse Thread Pocket Hole Screws
STEP 5

STEP 6

Apply glue to back edges of the cart. Attach back with 3/4” brad nails.

Tools

Brad Nailer

Materials

Brad Nails
STEP 6

STEP 7

Install caster wheels at base of cart. Be sure you have locking caster wheels.

Tools

Drill

Materials

Casters
STEP 7

STEP 8

Optional Drawers: Measure distance between side and divider and subtract 1”. Per drawer, cut two – 1x12 to this length (front and back of drawer). Cut two 1x12 to 20-1/2” long per drawer (drawer sides).

Tools

Circular Saw
STEP 8

STEP 9

Drill three 3/4” pocket holes on each end of drawer sides. Attach drawer sides to drawer front/backs with 1-1/4” pocket hole screws. Measure bottom of drawer and cut 1/4” plywood to fit. Use 3/4” brad nails and glue to attach.

Tools

Drill

Materials

1-1/4" Coarse Thread Pocket Hole Screws, Pocket Hole Jig, Circular Saw
STEP 8.5

STEP 10

Install drawers with 22” drawer slides according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Tools

Drill

Materials

22" Drawer Slides
STEP 9