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Project by cincywoodworker posted 1810 days ago 1598 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed this router table using Google Sketch Up. It includes a storage shelf, four drawers and a cabinet for accessing the router. It also includes dust collection ports.

-- Grant, from Northern Kentucky





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Geedubs

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#1 posted 1810 days ago

Looks very functional cincywoodworker. Just our of curiosity, what did you use for the miter gauge channel?

-- Todos los dias aprendemos algo nuevo.

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blackcherry

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#2 posted 1810 days ago

Nice and large work surface. It looks very inviting, enjoy using it…Blkcherry

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1810 days ago

This is a nice router table. I like its size and it looks like you have added plenty of storage to it.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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ellen35

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#4 posted 1810 days ago

I’m about to start building a router table…yours looks GREAT!
I’m going to copy your doors and shelf…imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!!!!
Nice work.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Abbott

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#5 posted 1810 days ago

Nice one. I am looking for a router table at the moment and trying to decide if to build or buy. I am also watching Craigslist for a homemade table.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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Cory

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#6 posted 1810 days ago

A router table just makes life so much easier. nice job on this one. I’d love to see more pictures of the back and the drawers.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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cincywoodworker

41 posts in 1810 days


#7 posted 1809 days ago

GeeDubs: Both the miter channel and router fence are from Peachtree (ptreeusa.com). The router plate was from Kreg.

Abbot: If you can find the time, build one. I didn’t watch my costs but I think I came out ahead compared to the prices you can find. I also wanted a bigger table top, and I have no regrets.

Cory: Here are a few more pictures,the drawers are just simple rabbeted drawers. and the back is just hardboard panels with dust ports drilled through. I think the best thing is that the center cubby is sealed well so I get good dust collection.

Thanks everyone.

-- Grant, from Northern Kentucky

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Innovator

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#8 posted 1805 days ago

This is a nice looking router cabinet. Good storage.

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

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 1798 days ago

nice job Grant

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cabinetmaster

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#10 posted 1798 days ago

Nice job on the table. I see you have the same Grizzly DC that I have. How do you like it?

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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cincywoodworker

41 posts in 1810 days


#11 posted 1797 days ago

The dust collector works well, I wish I would spend some time permanently running drops for the tools instead of pulling flex hoses but it works well for now.

-- Grant, from Northern Kentucky

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