My Version of Kreg Router Cabinet

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Project by ChuckN posted 04-20-2017 02:49 AM 1101 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchased the Kreg router table and base. Installed a Triton router. I decided to modify the cabinet insert plans on the Kreg website as the photos show. Instead of one center door covering the router compartment and a lower compartment, I added a drawer to the lower middle of the cabinet. I also modified the pullout router bit drawer on the right to allow the Kreg safety switch to be incorporated into the front of the cabinet.

I used 3/4 ” plywood for the frame of the cabinet (like the Kreg plans). The drawer is made of 1/2” plywood. The drawer and cabinet fronts are 3/4” pine. I did my best to line up the grain patterns. Eventually I’ll add another drawer underneath.

This was a fun project for a beginner. I learned how to use the Kreg pocket hole system. Plus I learned how to install drawer slides and euro cabinet hinges.

I used plywood scraps from the project to make a clamp rack. Next I’m going to tackle some more complex cabinet projects for shop storage.

-- Chuck, North Carolina

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#1 posted 04-20-2017 04:01 AM

Nice looking router table!
Kreg would be proud for sure.
Did you allow for airflow into and through the router itself?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 04-20-2017 11:53 AM

good lookin table, I’m sure it will serve you well for a long time

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 04-20-2017 10:27 PM

You did a nice job on that Kreg router table.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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