Router Table

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Project by JohnnyDust posted 01-02-2012 06:46 AM 1906 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have had the top (made by Bench Dog) for some time. Added an incra miter slot to it as well as 2 TTracks with the built in rule. Makes setting the fence a breeze. The center column is also a dust collection shute. 12 draws for storage and after I add drawer pulls, my custom on/off switch (which controls my shop vac as well) and some casters we’ll call it done!

The cabinet is 3/4 birch from THD set over a solid maple base. Used my dadinator dado cutter to set up the base and back for the riser panels which seperate the drawer and center dust collection compartments as well as the left and right outer panels. Drawer faces are red oak dressed up with a roundover bit on the very table as I built it. Drawer boxes are 1/2 birch ply constructed with a good ole rabbet cut. Simple design which turned out very sturdy and ready to work.

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

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#1 posted 01-02-2012 06:51 AM

Looking good! Nicely done.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 01-02-2012 07:18 PM

That turned out great, like the design. Might want to drill a hole in the back and add dust collection.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 01-03-2012 04:22 AM

Good Job,nice router table.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-03-2012 05:32 AM

Thanks guys. Should have mentioned the dust port at the bottom rear of the cabinet. It hooks my shop vac directly to the cabinet and allows it to pull all the debris down through the center compartment. Not shown is the big bench dog fence that I’ve also had for a while. It’s nice to finally have the whole thing together and work on some specific projects.

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

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