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Project by Clement posted 1721 days ago 2486 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As many others have done, after seing Norm build his first router table, I decided to give it a try. Since it was impractical for me to handle a ful sheet of 3/4 ply. I decided to go the frame and panel method. took some time but time is what I got. I made the nicest blast gate in the back, before I knew that were on the market at the wood working stores. I have had several routers installed, but I like my Hitachi the best for the variable speed feature. I have it hooked to my Dust collector system with 4 in. flex.

Thanks for viewing,

May God Bless

Clement

-- Clement, from Longview in East Texas





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Don K.

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#1 posted 1721 days ago

Looks like a great table Clement. I have been wanting to build one of these myself for awhile now. I have the plans, supply’s etc…..just have not had the time.

-- Don S.E. OK

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Ben Kahmann

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#2 posted 1721 days ago

Great looking table Clement, looks awesome

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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Kent Shepherd

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#3 posted 1721 days ago

Looks sharp
Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 1721 days ago

Great job, and a nice, organized shop you’ve got there!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Douglas Krueger

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#5 posted 1721 days ago

Clement, nice job on the Norm clone, looks sturdy and functional. The clamp sled is a great addition.

Have to admire your ability to work around the physical challenges, now if I can only find a way to get around my constant woodworking impairment.

Thanks for sharing…....................

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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Innovator

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#6 posted 1721 days ago

Beautiful looking cabinet, nice job.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Gary

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#7 posted 1721 days ago

Let me know when you have mine finished and I’ll come pick it up.

Really nice work

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1721 days ago

Looks great Clement

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Don K.

1075 posts in 1827 days


#9 posted 1721 days ago

Let me know when you have mine finished and I’ll come pick it up.

I thought he was doing mine first ????

-- Don S.E. OK

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SCOTSMAN

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#10 posted 1721 days ago

Looking nice Clement that’s as fine a job as I’ve seen. Your shop looks nice too well done young man.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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uswine

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#11 posted 1721 days ago

nice sliding fixture design

-- Never teach a pig to sing ... It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

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Lenny

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#12 posted 1721 days ago

Nicely done Clement. I’m sure the Master (Norm) would approve.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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dayzman

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#13 posted 1721 days ago

Congrats on the whole shop and what you have accomplished there. I see you lean on something once in a while, ....good job on that not keeping you in the house!
I would like a table like that, but may make one for the end of the table saw instead. Seems one can never have too much room in the shop, and the tools just seem to show up every once in a while.
Again, nice job on your entire shop.

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HarleySoftailDeuce

273 posts in 1921 days


#14 posted 1719 days ago

Your router table is spot on! Nice job Clement!

-- Paul, Bristol,Rhode Island

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Beginningwoodworker

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#15 posted 1693 days ago

Nice router table!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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