LumberJocks

router table

  • Advertise with us
Project by GCIMark posted 04-22-2015 09:16 PM 1665 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I looked at a picture of Norm Abrams’ “Ultimate Router Table” and kinda sorta copied it with a few of my tweaks …and mine is a little bigger.

-- Mark, North Carolina





9 comments so far

View fivecodys's profile

fivecodys

1022 posts in 1665 days


#1 posted 04-22-2015 11:29 PM

Wow!
That is a beast for sure.
What are you using for a router?
I like the contrast of the white laminate & the oak.

-- There' are two theories to arguin' with a woman. Neither one works.

View GCIMark's profile

GCIMark

108 posts in 1161 days


#2 posted 04-22-2015 11:44 PM

Bill, I’m almost ashamed to tell you. Of all the power tools and machines in my shop, that’s probably the weakest link. It’s a 1-3/4 HP single speed dewalt. Don’t laugh.

-- Mark, North Carolina

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

20600 posts in 3134 days


#3 posted 04-23-2015 12:30 AM

Very nice. You will love using it!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View EEngineer's profile

EEngineer

1110 posts in 3642 days


#4 posted 04-23-2015 01:17 AM

It’s a 1-3/4 HP single speed dewalt. Don’t laugh.

Hahahahahaha!

Oh, wait, that’s what I use in my router table! A DeWalt DW616. You can just see it here

I bought it just to complete the router table and figured I would upgrade later. It’s been 7 or 8 years now and I just never felt the need for more. In fact, it has never left the table. I have an old Craftsman that I use for any routing off of the table. Absolutely no need to be ashamed of that router.

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Mainiac Matt

8093 posts in 2357 days


#5 posted 04-23-2015 12:33 PM

Last I checked… there wasn’t a mandatory competition requirement …. :^)

That’s a great looking router table. You’re going to love putting it to good use.

-- It’s the knowledge in your head, skill in your hands and motivation to create in you heart that makes you a woodworker. - Mainiac Matt

View HighPointWW's profile

HighPointWW

50 posts in 1525 days


#6 posted 04-23-2015 02:29 PM

Looks great! Well done!

View SenecaWoodArt's profile

SenecaWoodArt

435 posts in 1648 days


#7 posted 04-23-2015 02:43 PM

You actually USE a 1 3/4 horse Dewalt in your router table? I thought I was the only one that did that and now I see there are 3 of us. I have been using mine for almost 10 years now and have not felt the need to upgrade. These are excellent projects BTW.

-- Bob

View Grumpymike's profile

Grumpymike

2263 posts in 2344 days


#8 posted 04-23-2015 05:29 PM

Great router table and router … I own 5 routers and they all do the job for me. ...
I admire your choice of material for your table.
Again, I like the dust bin under the router being shortened up to create more drawer space … Brilliant.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

31427 posts in 2896 days


#9 posted 12-04-2016 05:30 PM

This is a super nice router table and a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com