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This was my first attempt at bulding a case that had frame and panel doors and drawers. For the drawers I used a locking rabbit joint. The top is the Kreg precision router table top and I mounted a Triton 2 1/4 HP router to it.
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#1 posted 12-28-2009 01:19 AM
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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#2 posted 12-28-2009 01:35 AM
Great job. Now you got lots of storage for all your router bits and pieces.
-- Dave, See some of my creations at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/76Winger
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#3 posted 12-28-2009 01:38 AM
Excellent – I really need to do one of these for myself.
-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.
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#4 posted 12-28-2009 01:38 AM
Awsome job, looks real good.
-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.
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#5 posted 12-28-2009 01:43 AM
Very nicely done. Do you access the router via the door? And/or does the top tip back? Do you use the slot much? I don’t have a slot in my table top and wonder about the tradeoff of having one.
-- Jim, www.greenteawoodworking.com
#6 posted 12-28-2009 02:14 AM
Thank you all for your comments. Jim, Yes, I can access the router from the center door. I made the center section of the case totally enclosed to help with noise and dust collection and so far am glad I did that. With the Triton I really only need to access the power switch when changing a bit. It allows above the table bit changes but you have to turn the power switch off first which is a safety feature of the router. The top is fixed to the case but I can take the router insert out quickly when I need full access to the router or to remove it. So far I have only used the miter track for feather boards and a jig I made. The fence on the Kreg table is more like a T-Fence on a table saw and the track is (in theory anyway) parallel to the track.
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