Router Table from Closed Blockbuster Counter

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Project by georgethegoat posted 02-03-2010 10:30 PM 2709 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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i bought a “registration counter” from a local blockbuster that was closing down for $30.

incra track and the back lip of the counter to make up the fence.

the insert i bought installed really nicely, made by someone with a j i can’t remember.

jessem thats the one…

anyways…lemme know what you think

oh also took the power supply off the crappy craftsman table i had before so now i can turn on the router and shopvac at the same time, joy!

-- george

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#1 posted 02-03-2010 10:41 PM

Whew, We all like good deals like that. Love the hot pink, Cabinets already made / Right Price /Adaptable to our needs.

Sorry had to add priceless, just thought it kind of sounded like the commercials :)

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#2 posted 02-03-2010 10:42 PM

good going

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#3 posted 02-03-2010 10:54 PM

Nice heavy duty cabinet – ya did good..

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#4 posted 02-04-2010 01:01 AM

Thats one way of being green. Reusing a good product instead of trashing it.


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#5 posted 02-04-2010 01:37 AM

Very nice re-use of a throwaway item!

I don’t suppose they threw in a free movie…...?

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#6 posted 02-04-2010 02:24 AM


no freebies… but all the pre-viewed movies in the store were $3

i did get some of those…

-- george

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#7 posted 02-05-2010 06:13 AM

Recycling! Great! I like having the router and vac coming on at the same time too! Good planning!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 02-05-2010 08:06 AM

Love the recycling aspect of your build.
Love the phrase “closed blockbuster” even more.
The amount of money I paid those pirates for alleged late
fees could have paid for a tool or two!

-- "The Artful Bodger"

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