Router Table

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Project by Gary posted 04-24-2010 03:09 AM 2775 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed a stable platform for my router. Ended up with a mobile router station.

-- So many little time.

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#1 posted 04-24-2010 03:19 AM

Very Nice router table Garyht. I’m sure it will make your routing much more enjoyable…in addition to having that extra storage space for your router accessories.
Why do alot of people use clear panels on their router access doors, do they like to watch the dust swirl around?

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#2 posted 04-24-2010 03:53 AM

Great table. If I ever get the time I will make one.

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 04-24-2010 03:57 AM

I like the light and the dust collection in the bottom. After seeing your’s if I had mine to do over I think I would put my dc in the bottom. I think it may work better if you made a 1/4 ply funnel to the dc. That way all the sawdust would funnel right to the dc. Just an idea but looks great as it is. Mine is as handy as a pocket on a shirt. Nice work.

-- GAR

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#4 posted 04-24-2010 04:13 AM

Nice job garyht, what are the dimensions of the top?

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#5 posted 04-24-2010 04:53 AM

Nice router table.

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#6 posted 04-24-2010 05:13 AM

nice work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 04-24-2010 05:46 AM

A major cool, great and oh am I envious, router table!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#8 posted 04-24-2010 08:41 AM

Excellent project!

-- Troy Bouffard || Master Sergeant, US Army (Retired) ||

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#9 posted 04-24-2010 09:42 AM

great job I want to make one of these can I ask what type of plater you used? and hwo did you get the fence did you make it or buy it and if you boutgh it can I ask where from?


-- Duane, Ohio

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#10 posted 04-24-2010 10:26 AM

Sweet job.

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#11 posted 04-24-2010 02:29 PM

Great project, cool with the light inside the cabinet, what is the height and the overall dimensions? Looking at getting into a router setup like this, or a built in on the table saw.

-- Tim The Toolman Dayton, Ohio

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 04-24-2010 03:47 PM

Very nice job on your router table. It looks like a sweet piece of furniture with all your nice wrkmanship on the drawers!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 04-24-2010 04:08 PM

Very nice ..Been thinking of changing from the table saw mounted router that I have now to a cabinet like yours. Did you make the table top too?

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#14 posted 04-24-2010 04:29 PM

yes Mike…top is 1.5 in of mdf with a laminate. simply routed out the grooves to put in t-tracks (can buy at rockler) and cut a hole and routed a rabbet for the base

-- So many little time.

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#15 posted 04-24-2010 04:39 PM

great table Gary

-- Dave Price , Roswell New Mexico

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