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Blog series by BassBully updated 2677 days ago 3 parts 11954 reads 19 comments total

Part 1: Research

2695 days ago by BassBully | 9 comments »

This project series is going to journal the development of my new router table. In this post I will begin the series by describing the components that I purchased for this project and why, and in later installments, I will describe the construction process as I go. It probably isn’t necessary to explain the benefits of having a router table; however, with all of the various options available in the marketplace, it might be helpful to understand why I chose the components that I did. ...

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Part 2: Making the Substrate

2685 days ago by BassBully | 4 comments »

Last weekend I began making the substrate for the router table top. The substrate was created by gluing together two pieces of 3/4” thick Baltic Birch plywood measuring 28” x 32”. I started cutting one of the two pieces from one sheet of 4’ x 8’ Baltic Birch. Since I do not have an assistant to help cut the plywood on my table saw, I laid the sheet on two saw horses and made the initial cuts of the first piece using a circular saw guided along a straight edged...

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Part 3: Applying Formica Laminate to Substrate

2677 days ago by BassBully | 6 comments »

After completing the substrate, it was time to adhere the formica veneer to the substrate. The method used to apply formica to the substrate can also be used for applying formica to particle board to make kitchen counter tops. The only difference is that kitchen counter tops will typically have edging applied to them which I am not going to discuss here. Contact cement stinks – Ventilate! Before I cemented the two surfaces together, I cut the formica to a size larger than the subs...

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