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Blog series by Denappy updated 06-03-2008 05:03 AM 3 parts 8023 reads 8 comments total

Part 1: Getting started...

05-29-2008 04:29 AM by Denappy | 3 comments »

Getting started on creating a router table; have a basic design in mind and am doing some “joint” experiments with through tendons and bridle joints. Will post some pictures shortly…

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Part 2: Joint Experiments

05-30-2008 05:13 AM by Denappy | 1 comment »

Completed some joint design work this evening. Planning to use a through tenon for the bottom leg support and a bridle joint for the top (where the table will butt against). I think since most of the motion on the table will be right to left (or vice versa), I am going to put the joints perpendicular to that. I then plan to us the kreg jig to screw the spreaders between the legs. Here are some pictures of the test joints: I’ll begin cutting the “real” pieces s...

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Part 3: Joint rough in and glue up

06-03-2008 05:03 AM by Denappy | 4 comments »

Got a bunch done this weekend on getting the joints cut out and rough fitting the “pie” together. Struggled a bit with the mortises, and although they fit snuggly, they were not as square as I would have liked. Having a decent set of chisels, which I bought after my joint experiment really helped out, but I still lack the experience (I know it will come…that’s why I’m doing this). Once I was satisfied with the joints and the rough fit, I glued up the end pie...

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