Router Table

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Project by Matt posted 04-25-2009 08:36 PM 2253 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bench top router table I made. 1/2 inch Birch Ply 2×4s ripped down Mdf for the top and some pine trim.

-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!

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#1 posted 04-25-2009 09:04 PM

good looking project.. i would add a zero clearance plate to prevent tear out and to keep my fingers from wanting to end up between the bit and the fence

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#2 posted 04-25-2009 10:11 PM

I really like the bit drawers.

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#3 posted 04-25-2009 10:42 PM

looking really nice well done regards Alistair

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#4 posted 04-26-2009 01:11 AM

Looks good.

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#5 posted 04-26-2009 02:35 AM

Looks like a Norm special router table. Well done.

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#6 posted 04-26-2009 03:38 PM

Looks sturdy. What type router will you power it up with? I’m in the process of building a table and buying a router myself. Thanks for the post.


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#7 posted 04-26-2009 04:33 PM

Thanks for the comments guys. I have a PC 690. I got it as a plunge and fix based kit. The bit drawers can hold up to 72 bits. Plenty for me!

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#8 posted 04-27-2009 04:37 AM

Well done… Thanks for sharing…


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#9 posted 09-22-2011 03:01 AM

Nice looking router table.

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