TIW Ep 37 - Router Table Upgrade Part 2

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Blog entry by Shawn Sealer posted 03-16-2013 06:59 PM 1242 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Upgrading my shop built router table with a new router and router plate. Part 2 of 2

-- -Shawn

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#1 posted 03-16-2013 10:37 PM

Shawn … just curious … where did you get the aluminum router plate?

I have been giving some thought to upgrading my router table and like what I read about the Triton.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#2 posted 03-17-2013 01:45 PM

You might find one of those long magnetic tool holder strips handier for holding that pin. Plus you can stick other metal accessories on it.

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Shawn Sealer

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#3 posted 03-27-2013 11:07 PM

Sorry it took so long,
Dane I got the plate from Rocker works great.

Stumps can I call you stumps that’s a great idea didn’t think of that there. I was thinking of one on my lathe station will pick up an extra on for there too.

-- -Shawn

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#4 posted 04-03-2013 05:34 PM

Again, nice job with the upgrades.
For the starting pin, if you have a tap set you can either tap the side of the cabiet directly for the pin or if you want for a better hold, use hard maple, tap a small piece and glue it to the cabinet. Another option is a threaded insert. Lots of options there. :-)

Can’t wait to see fence upgrades.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Shawn Sealer

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#5 posted 04-06-2013 04:46 PM

NiteWalker Thanks, I went with the threaded insert working great. I also got a suggestion for one of those magnetic bars. I might put one any if i am going back and forth between setups a lot and then keep it in the threaded insert for long term storage.

-- -Shawn

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