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Project by Krweatherl posted 02-10-2010 06:59 AM 4424 views 14 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been wanting to build both a new router table and a face frame clamping table. Came up with the idea of combining the two but not being sure how I will like it I decided to use my old out feed table & cabinet as a trial run. If I like the table then I will build a nice cabinet under the table. Over the next few months I will be building a complete kitchen for my mother-in-law, I figure that should be a petty good test run. The lift is the PLR2 fitted with a Milwaukee 3 1/2 router. the fence is an Incra 32” ultra positioner I had laying around fitted with an Incra wonder fence. The blue is the Kreg Klamp Trak while the red is purple heart I shaped like the Klamp Trak simply to be a place holder until I decide if I like this design enough to purchase a couple more sections of Klamp Trak.

-- Ken; Backyard Auto Repair/Backyard Wood Creations





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#1 posted 02-10-2010 07:19 AM

Thats an amazing table Ken

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#2 posted 02-10-2010 08:32 AM

Man I could use one of them, Wish I had the room.

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#3 posted 02-10-2010 10:44 AM

That thing is gorgeous.

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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#4 posted 02-10-2010 11:19 AM

Hey Ken,
Sweet set-up and job.

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#5 posted 02-10-2010 01:24 PM

This is beautifull. Let us know how it works for you. Very nice and good luck with all the cabinets.

-- Guy Kroll www.thelandsathillsidefarms.org

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#6 posted 02-10-2010 01:27 PM

Very nice multifunction table you are planning there..

Thanks for sharing

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

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#7 posted 02-10-2010 02:03 PM

great work

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#8 posted 02-10-2010 02:33 PM

Ken looks great and I know it going to be a joy to use, just received my LSSSys. yesterday. I sold my Ultra of 20 years, what a great piece of equipment. I would love to have the same set up but not enough room right of the TS. Thank for posting and stay safe…BC

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#9 posted 02-10-2010 03:53 PM

Now that is a nice addition to your shop. Great idea on combining the two into one table.

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

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#10 posted 02-10-2010 04:56 PM

Great table Ken. Thanks for sharing. Keep us updated on the Kitchen build.

-- JJ

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#11 posted 02-10-2010 05:41 PM

That’s a great table. Very useful.

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

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#12 posted 02-10-2010 06:34 PM

nice setup

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#13 posted 02-10-2010 07:59 PM

Your table is a great looking and functional design Ken. Let the fun begin… It looks like you are mounting your positioner bracket on a board on adjustable tracks. Is that done so you can remove it when using the table for face frame clamping with the Kreg clamps? Good idea. It must be nice to have an Incra 32” ultra positioner laying around. I bought the LS system back in December and it is great. Definitely takes up a lot os space but worth it.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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#14 posted 02-11-2010 07:18 PM

GREAT idea! Well done too.

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