Router Table

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Project by Boydman posted 1660 days ago 2456 views 17 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a router table I finally completed; it had been in work for a long time while working other projects. The top is two 3/4 inch MDF sheets laminated together with formica on each side. As you can see in the second picture I goofed on the hole for the insert plate, but was able to fill in the gaps with epoxy resin. With a shop vac attached, the dust collection works much better than expected. I can adjust the vacuum below the router with a simple rotating stopper to divert more vacuum to the fence and vice versa. Thanks for looking.

-- Bob, Abilene Texas

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#1 posted 1660 days ago

Very nice table, great job.

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#2 posted 1660 days ago

Great looking Router table.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1660 days ago

You really went all out. very nice work

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#4 posted 1660 days ago

That is a really nice router table, GMman! That reminds me, I’ve got to make me one too!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#5 posted 1660 days ago

I sure like that, nice job.

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

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#6 posted 1660 days ago

Nice router table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Kent Shepherd

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#7 posted 1660 days ago

You did a great job on your router table. I know you’ll make good use of it.

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

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#8 posted 1660 days ago

very nicely done. but what about the t-trak for the router sled?

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa

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#9 posted 1660 days ago

Great router table.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#10 posted 1659 days ago

this has really inspired me to try and make my own, nice job Boydman

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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#11 posted 1659 days ago

now that’s a monsta router table. u just need a monsta router to put in that bad boy

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#12 posted 1657 days ago

WOW! Thats a tall fence. Looks like a craftsman style router table.

-- Bud, Central Square, NY,

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Paul Lajoie

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#13 posted 1602 days ago

Great looking router table. I hope to build one after my present project (A & C style sideboard). I have mine (Craftsman) mounted in a work bench right now, but don’t like it. Recently bought a Bosch combo kit, much better router, so it deserves a much better table. Again great table, thanks for sharing.


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