Router table

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Project by jayman7 posted 03-02-2010 03:48 AM 2897 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got around to making the base for the router table top I bought from Rockler a few months ago. I got tired of using it by suspending it between my table saw and assembly table. Nothing special or fancy with the construction since it’s really a quick and dirty project. Took about 1.5 days. I might add a couple doors later on.

The perfect spot in my shop for it was being used as storage for scraps. Now that the router table in there instead, I have to figure out where to put the scraps. :P

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#1 posted 03-02-2010 04:08 AM

Now you can use your shiny new router table to make a scrap bin LOL

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#2 posted 03-02-2010 04:26 AM

Nice router table.

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#3 posted 03-02-2010 04:28 AM


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#4 posted 03-02-2010 05:03 AM

Very well done….

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#5 posted 03-02-2010 05:36 AM

I really like this and would like to build one similar. Can you share some photos of the back and where the router mounts? Did you do dust collection from under the top?

Looks good.


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#6 posted 03-02-2010 05:44 AM

Well done.

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#7 posted 03-02-2010 06:45 AM

Nicely built RT.

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#8 posted 03-02-2010 11:33 AM

Cool project, by the scrap pile I see someone has been making cutting boards as well!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 03-02-2010 03:26 PM

I hate throwing away scraps too. Good idea about replacing them instead.

Good job. Shop projects always are always special.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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