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New Shop Upgrades #1: Outfeed table/router station

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Blog entry by childress posted 03-17-2010 03:27 AM 2057 reads 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I recently moved into my new place about 4 weeks ago, since then, I’ve made some new stuff to create a good work flow. You can see below that I started with a new outfeed table by taking off the router extension on the right of the saw table, and building one unit that wraps around the saw. I needed to remove the router extension because I had to set the saw against the wall (almost) to get clearance on the left side, since this is a downsized shop from before. After building this table I mounted the router table against the wall and soon found out (on my first job in here) that I didn’t have enough room on either side to rout long pieces. So, I built it into the outfeen table and then fabbed up a new fence. Hope you like!

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-- Childress Woodworks



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Mike

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#1 posted 03-17-2010 04:17 AM

Wow! What a great idea. You certainly made good use of the limited space. Way to go…......

Thanks for the post…..........

Mike

-- Mike, VT

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Cory

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#2 posted 03-17-2010 03:40 PM

Nicely done. I would love to have that set up!

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#3 posted 03-17-2010 03:47 PM

Nice workstation!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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559dustdesigns

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#4 posted 03-17-2010 05:15 PM

Looks great, very good design.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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