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Old 05-15-2018, 08:40 AM
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I have a small one man operation here and although I would not pass on a good deal for a smaller table I would not choose one over my 16" model.

I made a cart to store all my mill accessories. It has high capacity swivel casters and screw jacks all around to secure it to the floor. It has two shelves with plywood surface. One shelf is at a height just above the upper limit of my mill table, the other is just above the lower limit.

It's not too difficult to slide the heavy accessories on and off my mill with this set up, I highly recommend it.
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Old 05-15-2018, 09:13 AM
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I’m watching for a hydraulic scissor lift style cart for the shop in time. Much higher range of lift height, and will set up shelving for mill accessories. I may even cheat and add rollers to the cart and shelves, same as we do for handling dies and molds in a lot of shops. It just means a shelf becomes a dedicated space as it has to have brackets to hold and lock things in place.

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