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Project by Davesfunwoodworking posted 02-03-2008 05:48 AM 2300 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a router table from sears but it took up to much room. I didnt like the feed table as it would mess up and scratch the wood. So I made a table to fit on my table saw. Not a new idea. Lots of them out there. But I dont like spending money on tools I already have. I think it works very well.

-- Davesfunwoodworking





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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 02-03-2008 06:00 AM

Looks very functional. I like it.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 02-03-2008 06:19 AM

Always liked the idea of combining the TS and a router table.
Just makes sense to me, use the same large surface, fence/rails
and much less floor space used up.

-- Still learning everything

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#3 posted 02-03-2008 08:17 AM

It looks like something that will work just fine. Clever thinking.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#4 posted 02-03-2008 11:58 AM

Good job. Makes your space more efficient.

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forkboy

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#5 posted 02-03-2008 12:07 PM

Looks great. Working up the courage to make a router box.

-- Perth, Australia

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#6 posted 02-03-2008 01:22 PM

I agree entirely Dave. I have done almost the identical thing with my table saw. It functions very well. I have a sacrificial MDF fence that fits over the TS fence that allows the back half of the router bit to be concealed.

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

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#7 posted 02-03-2008 01:40 PM

Dave, this a efficient use of limited shop space. You have really upgraded your saw to make it more functional. The aftermarket fence is a great idea. You have really transformed your saw into a very useful tool.

By the way I see that you managed to catch a rare picture of one of the mysterious shop elves that seem to magically appear when we least expect them.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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conwaydog

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#8 posted 02-03-2008 03:21 PM

Great idea. That may be the first shop elf ever caught on camera, I can never see them in my shop. I think they come in at night time and move everything so I can’t find it.

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