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Top bench Router table - Fresadora de mesa de banco

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Project by Marpintero posted 1069 days ago 4987 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

There are many ways to improvise a router table. This is mine. Simple, cheap and it works. It also requires minimal space. Mdf for the top and solid wood for the base.
The height is adjusted with supplements on the bottom. The safety switch (double button) is mocked by a tape, and the machine is plugged into an external key device.
Make box joint is easy and effective. The image is a test, 6mm (1/4’‘) straight bit.
The general idea is taken from this page:
http://www.holzwerken.net/video/index.cfm?display=16
Greetings.
Martín

Hay muchas maneras de improvisar una fresadora de mesa. Esta es la mía. Simple, barata y funciona. Además ocupa poco espacio. Mdf para la mesa y madera maciza para la base.
La altura se regula con suplementos en la parte inferior. El interruptor de seguridad (doble botón) es burlado con una cinta, y la máquina se enchufa a un dispositivo con llave externa.
El malletado para cajas es sencillo y sale perfecto. En la imagen se va una prueba, con fresa recta de 6mm.
La idea general está tomada de esta página:
http://www.holzwerken.net/video/index.cfm?display=16
Saludos.
Martín

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina





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Docopac

41 posts in 1241 days


#1 posted 1069 days ago

Mui Bueno Amigo. You did a nice job, just be careful with it please.

-- Docopac (a carpenter in a different medium)

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Jim Jakosh

11329 posts in 1739 days


#2 posted 1069 days ago

Buenos noches , amigo! That is a nice job on that router table. I had one similar to yours and for a fence I used a wide and tall piece of oak that pivoted from one end and just clamped on the other.
I like the sliding gauge with the indexing key Great idea. You have adapted that plunge router in there very nicely!!..................Jim

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

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dedalo

172 posts in 1531 days


#3 posted 1069 days ago

muy buena idea martín! es dificil lidear con los plunge routers….

-- http://carpinteriaenargentina.blogspot.com

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JRL

104 posts in 1172 days


#4 posted 1069 days ago

This is the idea I needed. Have been hesitating too long to get my router table set up. Now I realize I don’t need a
router table per se.
Muchos gracias!

-- Jay in Changsha

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lew

10003 posts in 2389 days


#5 posted 1069 days ago

Simple and effective!

I really like the way you mounted the router.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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StumpyNubs

6174 posts in 1434 days


#6 posted 1068 days ago

I love the switch! If you take out the collet you can use that masking tape to hold in the bit too!

Sorry, couldn’t help myself… Nice job!

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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Jan Hinsch

32 posts in 1321 days


#7 posted 1068 days ago

Esta muy bueno, yo deberia hacer algo parecido pero deberia cambiar mi router primero porque no da mas.
saludos

-- Jan, Argentina

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DocSavage45

4910 posts in 1476 days


#8 posted 1068 days ago

It works. I’n sure the noise level is far lower than an aluminum table. Nice work!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Omegacool

83 posts in 2264 days


#9 posted 1056 days ago

Muy buen trabajo, yo tomare la idea de la pagian original a ver que tal queda.

-- Sorry I do not speak English very well, nor write, but I learn

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