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The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #46: A really unique homemade router lift that doubles as a mini router table!

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 07-09-2014 01:59 AM 6542 reads 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 45: Build your own Festool Domino style Hand-Held Mortising Machine! Part 46 of The Stumpy Nubs Workshop series Part 47: Want to squeeze more out of your dust collector? Build a man-o-meter! »

In this episode we revisit the homemade router lift, completely redesigning it! This one is better than ever, and it doubles as a mini router table with full lift and lower dust collection capabilities! All this and a little twisted humor in this episode of The Stumpy Nubs Workshop!

It’s a great show, you might even laugh a little. So check it HERE!
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lightcs1776

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#1 posted 07-09-2014 02:20 AM

This has got to be one of, if not your very best projects. This is something I absolutely want to fit into a wing of my table saw once I save up for a new fence kit, with longer rails.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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Dave

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#2 posted 07-09-2014 02:44 AM

Brilliant work there Stumpy! This shows how good you really are.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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eddie

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#3 posted 07-09-2014 02:48 AM

Stumpy i need one of these to keep at the work bench .great design .thats a pretty shirt :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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firefighterontheside

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#4 posted 07-09-2014 03:08 AM

Nice. That would be very useful especially in a small shop that may otherwise not have the room for a router table much less with a lift.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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Don Broussard

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#5 posted 07-09-2014 03:09 AM

Another fine project with some funnies thrown in for free. I’d be tempted to put some thin but strong pieces of wood on the bottom so I could stabilize it on my workbench with holdfasts or clamps.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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BTimmons

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#6 posted 07-09-2014 03:36 AM

Slicker than snot. Good stuff!

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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Roger

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#7 posted 07-09-2014 11:05 AM

Handy dandy Stumps. I like how your mind is always working

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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StumpyNubs

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#8 posted 07-09-2014 12:16 PM

Thanks, everybody!

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 07-09-2014 04:47 PM

Stumpy,

Your work has become more refined, and elegant in the design. I miss the frequency of your programing as well. This is on my list of builds. Adding the instructions is a really good step in making your stuff more user friendly in the builds.

Mustache Mike never responded to my email request on your contact page regarding the type of blower to use on my scroll saw?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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StumpyNubs

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#10 posted 07-09-2014 08:36 PM

Mustache Mike doesn’t use a computer very well.

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#11 posted 07-10-2014 12:34 AM

Nice project—thanks for sharing!

-- Dean

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