Jessem-Router-Lift-II Tablesaw Extension Wing

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Project by JamesVavra posted 06-15-2011 05:01 AM 6796 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I finally finished the router table extension wing that I started back in January. I installed the Jessem Router-Lift-II in between the factory rails of the Ridgid TS3650 (I shifted them down a bit).

I really like the lift – the build quality is fantastic – but it’s my first so I don’t have much to compare it to. Since I don’t swing a lot of large bits, the smaller (PC690) router is more than adequate for my needs.

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#1 posted 06-15-2011 06:22 AM

Looks great. Here is a similar build without the router lift (still to come).

-- John Davis, D.C./Balt

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#2 posted 06-15-2011 12:59 PM

That is a nice router table!
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 06-15-2011 01:35 PM

Nice project of the table extension router table and the fence. You’ll get a lot of use from that one and you can use the common fence with the table saw!! Smart thinking!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 06-15-2011 02:20 PM

I bought one this winter too. I still need to mount it.

Looks great. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 06-15-2011 02:36 PM

@John – I really like your saddle/fence/dust intake. I think I’ll borrow that.

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#6 posted 06-15-2011 04:04 PM

Very nice, I was so glad I added one of there on my Table Saw. You will love it!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Jorge Velez

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#7 posted 06-15-2011 08:12 PM

nice work!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#8 posted 06-15-2011 10:20 PM

I put the same lift in the extension of my old Unisaw. Boy has it increased the versatility and accuracy of the router table over my old “Crapsman” unit!

-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"

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#9 posted 05-23-2012 12:39 AM

Nice project. I picked up the same router lift over 2 years ago and finally made my router table. I like everything about it, especially the price. Here is a link to my blogs showing the construction of the router table (part 1) and the adjustable fence (part 2).

-- The wood is good.

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