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Easy Shop Table III

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Project by Lockwatcher posted 1205 days ago 4767 views 34 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finsihed building my last (?) shop table (at least for a little while).

This table was built using re-dimensioned construction lumber from the big box store. Price for building the table was only about $24 (without casters). The casters were expensive, as they both lock the wheel and the pivot point. This makes the table very stable.

As you can see, I built this one for my new Dewalt Planer.

The complete blog with instructions can be found here: Easy Shop Table

Hope you like it!

Ken C.

-- Lockwatcher, Ohio, http://www.lockwatcher.com/





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auggy53

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#1 posted 1205 days ago

nice table , that should be my next project

-- rick

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workerinwood

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#2 posted 1204 days ago

Nice job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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RexMcKinnon

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#3 posted 1204 days ago

Nice, looks very sturdy. Should have no problem holding your planer.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Mauricio

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#4 posted 291 days ago

Thats it, I’m going to make some of these.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Hammertime23

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#5 posted 75 days ago

I just finished assembly of this table today for my new Makita 2012NB Planer. I still have to install the MDF insert top and bottom. Thanks for the step by step. I followed them exactly as you instructed. I can already see where I will be needing a few more like this for my shop.

-- "To each is own"

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Lockwatcher

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#6 posted 74 days ago

Glad to see you were able to put my plans to work. These have been great tables, use them almost everyday. As you have noticed, they are strong as an ox. Please post a picture when you have a chance!

Ken C. / Lockwatcher

-- Lockwatcher, Ohio, http://www.lockwatcher.com/

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 74 days ago

That will be a great addition to your shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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a1Jim

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#8 posted 74 days ago

Good idea that will really come in handy ,nice build,

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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