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Project by Beau posted 02-11-2010 04:47 AM 2279 views 11 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this router table cabinet for my shop. I put drawers for router bits and wrenches. The bottom of the cabinet houses my router case. This cabinet was made out of cheap pine. I used my own design but took sme ideas from others that I have seen. So far, it has worked great.

-- Beau, Indiana





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#1 posted 02-11-2010 05:02 AM

That looks like a good one. I need to build something for my router when I find the time. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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#2 posted 02-11-2010 05:11 AM

Looks good Beau, Does the router lift out to change the bits ?

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#3 posted 02-11-2010 05:17 AM

Very nicely done, too!

Didn’t realize you were new, here. Big welcome to the LumberJocks site!

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#4 posted 02-11-2010 05:37 AM

Cool router table great job.

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#5 posted 02-11-2010 06:26 AM

You did a nice job building your router table cabinet. It is always fun to build something for the shop.

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

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#6 posted 02-11-2010 06:57 AM

good work

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#7 posted 02-11-2010 08:01 AM

Great design…....especially like your power switch!!! Good job!

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#8 posted 02-11-2010 08:24 AM

Fabulous job. Exactly what I want to do later this year!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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#9 posted 02-11-2010 01:03 PM

A new router table is still on my radar screen. I love to look at all the neat ideas. Good job.

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

Nice looking router table

Thanks

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#11 posted 02-11-2010 06:12 PM

Nice router table.

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

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#12 posted 02-12-2010 02:02 AM

Well done! thanks for sharing your talent with us.

-- If woodworking is a drug - I'm addicted.

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#13 posted 02-12-2010 03:59 AM

Mike, my router plate is not secured to the top and just sits in a grove. The entire router, bolted to the plate, lifts out as one to change the bits.

-- Beau, Indiana

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#14 posted 02-12-2010 05:37 PM

Thanks for the info. Ive been thinking about a table. Iv been wandering how hard it was to change the bit.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#15 posted 02-12-2010 11:09 PM

Nice router table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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