Router Table

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Project by John posted 2391 days ago 2990 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on Norms but made on the fly. Face frame is walnut I bought at an auction. I have a Jessem lift. Love it.

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.

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#1 posted 2391 days ago

Nice table. I made one also.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 2391 days ago

Beautiful table. I’m curious, what’s sitting next to the table on the left? Is that a crosscut sled? It looks like it has metal runners.

-- Owen Johnson - aka IowaWoodcrafter

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#3 posted 2391 days ago


It is a crosscut sled made from mdf and the backstop is qs white oak. The runners are 3/4×1/4 metal bought from Lowes. I had to file the bolts down so it would fit in the miter slots. I would make them from wood or that high density plastic if I had to make another.

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.

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#4 posted 2391 days ago

Nice table also my next project, got the NYW plan and waiting to finish the one I’m working on now. Nee it bad too ..LOL. Nice looking table.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#5 posted 2391 days ago

Very nice!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 2391 days ago

Great job John. Nice bit of dovetail. Mine is rigeed under the end of the table saw, I use the T/S fence as a guide, works pretty well but not as fancy as yours. Well done.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 2391 days ago

Beautiful job. I just built mine and I love it. You will enjoy using it. Also, nice joinery and use of the Plexiglas front.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#8 posted 2391 days ago

Great looking router table. A nice looking job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#9 posted 2390 days ago

Looks good, tools like this make a great looking shop.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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