Router Table

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Project by D11RDozer posted 01-11-2011 11:55 PM 12677 views 34 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The New Yankee Workshop router table was the first project I completed when I started setting up my shop.

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#1 posted 01-11-2011 11:58 PM

Awesome work.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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#2 posted 01-12-2011 12:00 AM

Outstanding job. Looks neat and very functional. I’m sure you will be using it for years to come.

-- Mitch, Prince George VA

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#3 posted 01-12-2011 12:21 AM

I have the table top part but need to make cabinet around it. This looks great. Mine should look similar.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#4 posted 01-12-2011 12:33 AM

Excellent! Did the hardware kit (if you used it) have all the items shown in your version?

-- Smitty

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#5 posted 01-12-2011 12:44 AM

If I remember correctly, the T-track in the top fence section and in the table top (both along the miter gauge slot and the two fence mounting slots) were not part of the kit (Rockler part # 63010).

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#6 posted 01-12-2011 12:44 AM

WOW! Looks the same or even better than Norms. Fantastic job.

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#7 posted 01-12-2011 12:44 AM

Nice attention to detail. I love the pattern of the grain on the side panels. I have to assume you did that deliberately

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#8 posted 01-12-2011 12:52 AM

Very Nice job on the Router Table…

The holes in the plastic piece for the vacuum didn’t line up with the holes that I drilled in the fence???
I checked my measurements and there correct, I think the hardware kit is a waste of money.
Nobody ever said anything about it so I figured I got a reject…
I did my homework on the hardware kit and came up with the kit was the best way to go but after I started assembly I found out different. I want to get the dual track like you got but the single track came with the kit.
You can’t buy feather boards like t-track 1/4 – 5/16…

-- Rick

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#9 posted 01-12-2011 12:58 AM

Really nice table. Solves the question of where to put everything.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#10 posted 01-12-2011 01:02 AM

Nice job. Looks too nice to cover in sawdust.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#11 posted 01-12-2011 04:42 AM

Very nicely done. I’m building the same RT, just have to finish the details…turn knobs, sand, finish.

-- She was only a rancher's daughter, but all of the horsemen knew her.

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#12 posted 01-12-2011 07:07 AM

Nice, clean work, love the dual dust intakes!

-- You cannot build a reputation on what you are going to do. - Henry Ford

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#13 posted 01-12-2011 08:37 AM

What did you coat the fence with poly or shellac?

-- Rick

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#14 posted 01-12-2011 08:59 AM

Looks absolutely great. Awesome job!
Thanks for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#15 posted 01-12-2011 11:21 AM

Yep, that’s Norms all right ! He will want that back probably so before he comes for it,how about making Me one
(preferably in Walnut ?) . . . . . . . Nice looking job !!. . . . . . .I will be waiting. . . . . . . Yep still waiting !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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