My router table

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Project by Hank74 posted 04-24-2015 01:10 PM 1462 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I´ve been watching Norm Abrams a lot on youtube, and wanted to build my own router table. I am very satisfied with how it turned out. Some errors along the way, but this was my first tool-build and I learn as I go.

-- Hank, Aalesund, Norway

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#1 posted 04-24-2015 01:18 PM

It sure looks great Hank. Nice job.

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

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#2 posted 04-24-2015 02:48 PM

Looks great, Hank. What kind of finish did you use for the face frame?

-- Chris - Would work, but I'm too busy reading about woodwork.

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#3 posted 04-24-2015 03:36 PM

What a great addition to the work shop.

Should provide you years of service. Nice job.

-- Brad, Texas,

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#4 posted 04-24-2015 05:12 PM

Thank you all. As mentioned, this was my first tool build and it will indeed serv me well. I´ve already used it to build my drill press table and other furnitures.

CB_Cohick: I only put on finishing oil from a Norwegian brand. We are not as lucky as the lumberjacks in U.S.A which has a lot more to choose from when it comes to staining and finishing.

-- Hank, Aalesund, Norway

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#5 posted 04-24-2015 06:52 PM

That turned out beautifully and will make a fine addition to your shop. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 04-25-2015 12:13 AM

Great looking router table—I love the drawer pulls! I’m sure you’ll get a lot of good use out of it!

-- Dean

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#7 posted 04-25-2015 12:50 PM

Beautiful router table, Hank!!

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

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#8 posted 04-26-2015 02:16 AM

Nice, I like the drawers all around the bottom. Nothing like having your stuff organized and easy to use.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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