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Project by Bricofleur posted 1084 days ago 3707 views 27 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I want to share with you the router table fence I came up with after years of experience with router tables.

The fence has all major features required to be efficient when using this tool:

- Straight forward to build
- Split fence
- Standard 2-1/2” vaccum port
- Safety guard
- Handles to carry around
- On board storage compartments
- High fence to accept vertical featherboards
- Since it’s made out of MDF, it’s very stable.

Since my router table is behind the outfeed table of the tablesaw, moving the router table fence with all the accessories to rip longer stock is easy and fast when needed. By the way, all joints are dadoed, glued and screwed.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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Bertha

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#1 posted 1084 days ago

Haven’t seen anything like it before! What took us so long? Very clever and functional.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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eddie

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#2 posted 1084 days ago

Serge you are one smart wood worker.I’ll be making one of these thanxs for sharing . your ideals are as handy as a shirt pocket .this will go to favorites with some others of yours .you really help us beginners like myself

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Kent Shepherd

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#3 posted 1084 days ago

Nicely done Serge.

Thanks once again for some great ideas.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 1084 days ago

Very nice designing and building of the fence. Well thought out, too!

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

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rmac

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#5 posted 1084 days ago

Yet another MDF wonder! Very nice, as usual.

I’m curious about the two boards labeled A and B in this picture. What are they? I will guess that B is just a handle to help lift the fence. But what is A?

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1084 days ago

Ahhh he does it again, the MDF Master! Haven’t seen you on here posting in a while. Great work as always!!!!!!!

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

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Bricofleur

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#7 posted 1084 days ago

Hey guys. Thank you all for your kind words.

@rmac: You’re right, the B represents simple handles to carry the fence around. Simple enough? The A stands for what I call “Router Bit Life Saver”. Check it out at http://lumberjocks.com/projects/31049 or directly on this page of my blog.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Randy Price

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#8 posted 1084 days ago

Serge -

An ingenious and practical idea. Thanks for sharing.

Randy

-- http://www.plankandplane.com

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kiefer

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#9 posted 1084 days ago

Thanks Serge
You posted this just in time for my router fence build Which is going on my t/s extension/downdraft table.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/46545
This looks like a good fence design and I hope I can adapt it to my setup.

KIEFER

-- Kiefer 松

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Roger

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#10 posted 1083 days ago

very nice versatile fence. I like the adjustable part for different bits

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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router

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#11 posted 1083 days ago

as Sarge says “dadoed, glued and screwed”

preach on brother, preach on! lol

Great Fence Sarge.

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mafe

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#12 posted 1080 days ago

Serge, that is a really fine router fence.
I love all your little details.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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