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Project by Phil277 posted 02-09-2017 06:04 PM 818 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this router table a few years ago and this week I added a router lift. The table is from the New Yankee Workshop design, the router lift is from the Woodgears site. I made the cam clamp to replace the knob to lock the router at the desired height and I made a custom nut driver from a 1/2” deep well socket. I couldn’t find a 1/2” nut driver without buying a complete set and I already have a set that stops at 7/16”.
The router lift plan was for a tilting router lift https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5SzkQTxMvA but all I wanted was the lift mechanism. I set it up so I can adjust the height through the table top.
I am very pleased with the router lift, it is now very easy to change router bits and adjust the height.

-- The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. From a sign on a surfer bar in So. Calif.





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#1 posted 02-09-2017 11:31 PM

Nice looking shop as good sir. Nice Router table.

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#2 posted 02-10-2017 05:14 AM

Outstanding work looks great!!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 02-10-2017 05:40 PM

This is a fine router table. It should be very efficient and has a lot of nice storage and other features. It will be a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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