Router Table

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Project by Pdl posted 03-23-2011 05:49 PM 2130 views 1 time 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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#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.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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

Ya gotta love the Home Depot cull box!


-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs.

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

is that like a clearence rack?

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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

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

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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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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