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Project by NormG posted 07-16-2016 01:24 AM 677 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So, to save space.in my shop, I constructed a router table to fit between my Delta T3 extentions. 2×4’s and 3/4” Melamine were used with pocket hole screws and glue holding it together. The top sits in really snug, but can be removed if needed. Plus it is smooth. I router the sides so the use the rails for full support and was very fortunate they lined up spot on and it can be removed should the need arise.

Advantages are one more tool of the floor, at a height that is comfortable to use and safely. I can use my TS Fense for the router when needed for jigs, stops etc., adds extra support for cutting and additional work space.

I have not decided yet which router.plate will be used, so any suggestions would apprechiated. Will add additional supports when that is decided.

Anyway, it was fun, my oldest son Thomas was a great assistant. Just need to put some poly on it, cut out and install the plate and all will be well.

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 07-16-2016 09:46 AM

Looks like this will be a great addition to the shop. The frame on this looks really sturdy. It will be nice once you get if completed.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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NormG

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#2 posted 07-16-2016 06:51 PM

Baseball today and one of the Pl layers birthday party will not permit work on it today

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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majuvla

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#3 posted 07-17-2016 09:20 AM

Very promissing project, I bet it will look great. I recomend more powerfull router, even if it’s little heavyer.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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NormG

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#4 posted 07-25-2016 12:20 AM

Porter Cable 690 will be installed. I have been looking at plates

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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