Shhhhhh... It's my new assembly table

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Project by dakotawood posted 08-21-2011 11:37 PM 13616 views 204 times favorited 49 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Alright, I just finished my assembly table/outfeed table, courtesy of the Great Whispering Spagnuolo. I absolutely loved the plan and concept. I don’t think my table differs too much from Marc’s. Here’s some specs:

3/4” birch ply for base
On casters
8 drawers, 4 doors
Full ext slides
Wired for 12 outlet bank on one end, on other end are two standard outlets
One interior outlet switched for my pancake compressor, which has coiled hose on outside of base

1/2” MDF torsion top
1/2” hardboard on top of mdf, only screwed
Trimmed with 3/4” oak, chamfered edge
Top appx 1/4” lower than my table saw
All finished with 3 coats poly

I love this table – ‘nuff said. Love the quieter compressor, the always handy coiled air hose, the large flat work surface it provides, the large outfeed table it provides, the mobility on casters (I can roll it onto driveway if I want), the great storage capacity, all the full ext drawers, etc.

Thanks for looking!

-- Travis, South Dakota

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#1 posted 08-21-2011 11:40 PM

Oh, man! I’m going to have to wear something that matches green cause I’m just colored with jelousy. That is outstanding work and I’m green with envy!

-- I'm not crying... That's dust in my eyes!

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#2 posted 08-21-2011 11:49 PM

wonderful project. just one question, is your shop always this clean, or you just tidy up for the pictures?
keep up the good work.

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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Dan Hux

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#3 posted 08-21-2011 11:53 PM

Very nice table, can i have it?

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#4 posted 08-21-2011 11:54 PM

Very nice, and a good size also.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 08-21-2011 11:58 PM

Great addition to what looks like a great shop!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 08-21-2011 11:58 PM

sweet table, love the size of it.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#7 posted 08-21-2011 11:58 PM

That is VERY NICE! Is that the wood whisperer’s assembly table on casters? I have plans to do that exact table and use it as an assembly table and out feed table on casters!

Nice work!! Love it!

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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#8 posted 08-22-2011 12:00 AM

Thanks everyone! Yes, I actually do always keep the shop this clean. I love having everything organized and clean (so does my wife!). Yes, it is the whisperer’s table on casters. I highly recommend the project. Not too difficult and great reward.

-- Travis, South Dakota

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#9 posted 08-22-2011 12:07 AM

That’s sooooo cool! I literally just got done finalizing my dimension for the table last week! I’m waiting for the $$$ and the heat to go away then I plan on knocking it out pretty soon! Do you mind me asking how much it cost total and where you ordered your slides at?

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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#10 posted 08-22-2011 12:20 AM

Your shop looks great, your rolling table looks great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I am so GREEN with envy I think I am starting to create photo synthesis.

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#11 posted 08-22-2011 12:29 AM

Totally awesome

-- Joe

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#12 posted 08-22-2011 12:52 AM

Job well done!! Love to see more pics of the shop, looks great.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#13 posted 08-22-2011 01:04 AM

Looks really great. Maeds me want to get one for my shop too.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#14 posted 08-22-2011 01:35 AM

new to wood working? killer table! killer shop !! well done.

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#15 posted 08-22-2011 02:38 AM

Lance, I really don’t know the final dollar amt. I ordered my slides from I highly recommend them. Very cheap. You have to order bulk – I forget how many come in the box. I think I have 2 or 4 slides left over after this project. They work great!

-- Travis, South Dakota

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