Best Miter Saw Stand Reviews 2024

We’ve used more than a dozen miter saw stands throughout the years. The best miter saw stand for the carpenter may not be best for the guy adding an addition to a home. One may prioritize portability and simplicity while the other may want a more robust unit that rolls over typical jobsite terrain. If you’re a homeowner, you may want something entirely different—sacrificing portability for simplicity and price.

So we have several recommendations depending upon who you happen to be and what things you prioritize in your workflow.

Editor’s Note: Check out our best miter saw article for our top recommendations.

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Best Miter Saw Stand Overall

Bosch T4B Gravity Rise

The Bosch T4B Gravity Rise miter saw stand has been our favorite since the first day we used it. This stand also stands the test of time—as evidenced by its 10+ year run.

The Bosch T4B stand has adjustable riser supports. Risers make for an excellent feature. Set them up correctly and you don’t have to hold the end of the board to make a true cut.

No one wants to make multiple trips lugging all of the equipment around the house when cleaning up at the end of the day. The Bosch T4B miter saw stand makes this less of a chore while letting you keep your saw on the stand at all times should you choose to.

You can get it for $389.

Best Compact Portable Miter Saw Stand

Kobalt KMS-S16 Steel Rolling Miter Saw Stand

Kobalt miter saw stand

The best portable miter saw stand in our experience has a great mix of the following:

  • Easy to transport
  • Reasonably lightweight
  • Simple to operate

The Kobalt KMS-S16 Steel Rolling Miter Saw Stand is the best miter saw stand for portability. It fits the bill on all of these items without overdoing it. We especially love that it can be stored upright—handy for work vans or putting it away at the shop.

You get quick-release mounting brackets a pair of 8-inch wheels, and 8 feet of outfeed support. The legs fold up very quickly, and the entire product weighs just 42 pounds once you remove the miter saw. Speaking of miter saws, you get enough stability to affix a 12-inch slider with up to 400 pounds of overall support. You really can’t go wrong with this $129 miter stand.

Best Folding Miter Saw Stand

DeWalt DWX726

DeWalt DWX726 Rolling Miter Saw Stand

For the best folding miter saw stand we again prefer the Bosch T4B noted above. However, since we already covered that one, our next pick comes down to the DeWalt DWX726 Rolling Miter Saw Stand. Aside from being an impressive stand on its own, this folding stand prices out at just $199. That’s $170 cheaper than the Bosch Gravity Rise. Considering you can buy almost two of these for one Bosch—you really have to seriously consider the DeWalt.

We like the simplicity of this stand along with its solid stance. Even when used with a 12-inch sliding miter saw it resisted wobble during cuts. It rises and collapses easily, and you can safely keep the saw in place while storing the system vertically.

Best Miter Saw Stand for the Money

Bosch T1B

Bosch T1B stand

When it comes to the best budget miter saw stand, we wanted to fall back on one of our less expensive picks. With these saws, even a “cheap” stand has to be able to offer enough support to make cuts, however. Still, a budget product should work with at least a 10-inch miter saw without problems. For that, we selected the Bosch T1B miter saw stand. For just $169 you get a solid stand with dual sliding rails. And those rails extend out to a total of 8-1/2 feet to support material up to 16-1/2 feet wide.

Notably, this stand also includes an adjustable leveling foot. As anyone who’s tried to park one of these on a jobsite—three legs can rest flat on anything… Four? Not so much. With the single adjustable leveling foot, you can find the stability to work on nearly any uneven surface.

Best Miter Saw Stand for Homeowners

BORA Portamate PM-4000

BORA Portamate PM-4000

When it comes to the best budget miter saw stand, we wanted to fall back on one of our less expensive picks. The BORA Portamate PM-4000 works with at least a 10-inch miter saws and we like the integrated material supports. For just $70 you get a simple but reliable stand with no complexity. It also weighs just 30 pounds.

For the money you get a pair of 20-inch quick attach tool mounts for your saw and 116-inch long material support.

What About the Best Fence Miter Saw Stand?

Fastcap Best Fence Pro

Fastcap best fence

Lots of discussions have centered around the Fastcap Best Fence Pro Miter Saw Stand. This system features a rather robust product that suffers no foolishness. By that, we mean that it has a very wide stance, comes with dual sets of knobby pneumatic tires…and weighs a ton.

Depending upon whether you get the Best Fence bench mount system or the tricked-out Pro model, you’ll spend anywhere from $399 to $1400+. Clearly, this tool doesn’t target entry-level users!

We haven’t yet reviewed this system in-house. However, having used well over a dozen stands, we can make some quick observations regarding this system. First, your minimum cost for a Fastcap Best Fence Pro model with wheels is $803.79. If you want dual 64-inch fences, that price goes up. The Pro models feature precision cut length indicators and stops as well as anodized fences.

The Best Fence miter stand also keeps the wheels at the top. That means you need to navigate around these obstructions while working. It’s not a deal-breaker, but it could become a hassle depending upon how you work. In any case, we doubt you’ll find a more solidly built (or expensive) miter saw stand anywhere.

Best Miter Saw Stands from More Brands We Trust

Best Ryobi Miter Saw Stand

Ryobi Universal Miter Saw Quickstand
A very portable, basic miter saw stand that lacks wheels but holds up to 300 pounds. A bit overpriced but certainly a valid option for homeowners.

Price: $179

Best Ridgid Universal Mobile Miter Saw Stand

Ridgid Universal Mobile Miter Saw Stand
A Pro-level rolling stand similar in design to the Bosch Gravity-Rise, but with large 12-inch wheels that handle the roughest jobsites.

Price: $219

Best Delta Rolling Miter Saw Stand

Delta Foldable Rolling Stand
Similar to the Ridgid model we recommend, this entry-level rolling saw stand holds up to 350 pounds—but on smaller rubber-treaded wheels.

Price: $225

Best Bora Portable Miter Saw Stand

Bora PM-4000
A very simple folding steel stand for less than $90 that holds up to 500 pounds—what more is there to say?

Price: $69.99

Best Makita Miter Saw Stand

Makita WST01N Large Rising Base Stand
While a tad unconventional, this spring-loaded table gives Pros a solution that has 12-inch wheels yet folds nearly as flat as a hand truck.

Price: $482

Best Milwaukee Miter Saw Stand

Milwaukee 48-08-0551 Folding Stand
Fans of Big Red will love this lightweight aluminum stand that supports up to 500 pounds and has an adjustable foot for stability. Grab the optional carrying strap for easy carrying.

Price: $239

Miter Saw Stand Buying Guide – What We Look For

The following come across out as “make or break” features for a miter saw stand to be part of our recommended list.

Stability

You can’t make a cut if your stand wobbles when you use it. Some products can hold your tool, but when you begin to work, they quickly feel unbalanced and unstable. In some cases, that may be solved by realigning the saw’s front-to-back position on the stand. In other cases, the frame of the stand simply can’t handle the duties required of it.

For fixed-leg stands, we look for an adjustable foot. As we mentioned above, you can level a three-legged stand on the moon. got to four legs, however, and you need to adjust the height of that last leg to eliminate wobbling when the ground isn’t perfectly flat.

Outfeed Support

Making cuts for many on-site applications involves larger, longer pieces of material. A good stand always includes some amount of useful outfeed support. Better products have rollers that let material glide over to the saw blade. Others only include material stops. In either case, the outfeed supports should extend and retract conveniently. They also need the stability to handle heavier materials as needed without flexing.

Mobility

We can measure the mobility of a saw stand in several ways. It may include robust tires that let it roll over various jobsite conditions. Other stands might simply fold down simply once the saw is removed. If you can pick it up and carry it like a briefcase—that also fits our standards. The difference comes down to budget and preference. We’ve actually used both styles of stands over the years and the type of work you do—as well as the transportation you prefer—dictates your choice.

Ease-of-Use

Ease of use makes for a catch-all metric that determines just how well the features work. If the stand collapses, does it do so easily? If it has folding legs—do they tuck away neatly and without hassle? The same goes for adjusting outfeed supports, releasing the saw mounts, and utilizing material stops. A tough, sturdy product with difficult-to-use features doesn’t make for a great user experience.

Saw Portability

While some miter saw stands might end up holding your saw permanently, others require its removal. We look for easy-to-use latches that let the mounting brackets release quickly and easily from the stand. If it catches or hangs up—that can cause problems when trying to set up or pack up for the day.

Value

Before we recommend a product, we want to make sure that what you spend makes sense. We check build quality, performance, and features and “tally” that against the cost. It’s OK to pay more for a good product or tool. You just have to get enough value for the hard-earned dollars you’re spending.

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