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Project by Pdl posted 03-23-2011 05:49 PM 1641 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchased this white piece of melamine from the Home Depot for 2 bucks. It was in the cull lumber section with a HUGE gouge on one side. It was PERFECT for the top of my router table. All of the framing used was also bought in the cull lumber section. The entire thing cost me around 15 bucks for the wood. The fence is alder. I had the t-tracks and knobs from the 1st router table I made. It was small and served it’s purpose. I needed a bigger and better one so… I included a pic of the old router table for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy.





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nobuckle

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#1 posted 03-23-2011 08:31 PM

Sweet! Excellent find. There’s nothing like getting a great deal and then turning that into a great project. Nice work.

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rmac

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#2 posted 03-23-2011 08:46 PM

Ya gotta love the Home Depot cull box!

—Russ

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Roger

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#3 posted 03-24-2011 03:14 PM

is that like a clearence rack?

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 03-24-2011 10:00 PM

That’s a nice sturdy looking router table. Congratulations.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Pdl

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#5 posted 03-24-2011 10:02 PM

Yes it is. At the Home Depot they have scrap wood and warped wood in the back near the saw. You can find ALL KINDS of treasures. I love the cull bins.

Thanks everyone for your comments.

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