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October 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Festool STM 1800 Mobile Sawing Table

Festool Mobile Sawing Table

Manage Large Sheet Goods By Yourself

The Festool STM 1800 Mobile Sawing Table lets you single-handedly manage unwieldy large sheet goods. Not having to call in help every time you need to work on a sheet of plywood is awesome. So, ipso facto, the Festool Mobile Sawing Table makes you awesome…or it at least helps. You still need to turn that plywood or MDF into something beautiful.


10-Second Summary

  • Model: Festool STM 1800
  • Smart features support loading and tipping of large panels
  • Adjustable panel cleats, casters, and table leg heights
  • Supports sheet goods up to 10′ x 7′
  • Doubles as assembly bench
  • Folds for easy transport
  • Works with Festool portable track saws and guide rails to provide
  • a mobile, precision panel saw system

  • Toolless setup and adjustments
  • Price: $995

Festool on the STM 1800

We designed the STM 1800 for users at the jobsite, production shop, or small workshop who want a sawing table that is highly mobile and also user-friendly enough for one-person operation. Any user will quickly realize the increased efficiency and ease of use the STM 1800 provides.

Rick Bush, VP marketing for Festool

Festool Features

The Festool Mobile Sawing Table has all the tools to make sheet good management…more manageable. The Festool STM 1800 tips forward while retaining its stability, letting you load and align large sheets of plywood by yourself.

Festool STM 1800 Mobile Sawing Table

It features an assortment of adjustable parts, such as panel cleats, casters, and table leg heights. You won’t need tools to make any of these adjustments either. Festool uses a system of easily-identifiable green knobs and clasps to lock and unlock various functions and mechanisms.

Festool Mobile Sawing Table

The Festool Mobile Sawing Table supports sheet goods up to an impressive 10′ x 7′. That covers just about all of the cutting applications we can imagine. It even doubles as an assembly bench. The Festool Sawing Table includes removable and adjustable support arms to customize the table for working with your workpiece.

Possibly the best feature is how easily it collapses. When you’re finished, just fold the table up. It transports easily at an impressive 74 pounds.

Festool STM 1800 Table Pricing

The Festool Mobile Sawing Table retails for $995 and “deploys” in September 2020. It works in tandem with the Festool line of portable track saws and guide rails, making for a comprehensive system designed around convenience, portability, and precision.

What We Think

The price may put this out of reach for some woodworkers. We agree that $995 puts it in a unique position as a higher-end product for those who need the flexibility and portability this tool offers. The big selling point is the increased productivity through its adjustability and ability to provide single-person loading of larger sheet goods. If you often work solo—this could pay for itself very quickly in time and material costs.

Festool Mobile Sawing Table Specs

  • Model: Festool STM 1800
  • Weight: 74 lbs.
  • Max load: 329 lbs.
  • Max contact surface: 70-7/8 x 82-11/16 in.
  • Min. contact surface: 43-1/4 x 41-3/8 in.
  • Price: $995

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Jimmy Riddle

A great idea but a $1000 !!!! Yikes

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