Router Table

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Project by Clint Searl posted 962 days ago 1365 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this table for the Lee Valley router support insert and accessories. The support system was based on magnetic fixtures to hold the router in position. The only problem was that on heavy operations, the router would move and ruin the job. Now, it’s just another pretty face hanging around the shop, providing a bit of storage.

The cabinet is made of MDF and is on casters. The top is 2 layers of 3/4” MDF epoxied together and covered with Formica. The router was connected to an outlet inside the cabinet and controlled by the outside switch box that also includes two outlets. Finished with latex/acrylic wall paint under water borne poly.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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#1 posted 962 days ago

That’s got to be the fanciest router table I’ve every seen. Very cool.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 961 days ago

This is a great idea!!!

-- António Guerreiro

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#3 posted 961 days ago

That is the coolest router table I’ve ever seen. I’ve got to give you props for taking the time to beautify it.

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

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#4 posted 961 days ago

Wow, indeed. You could always hack it to enhance their crappy design and avoid the problems you encountered back then…

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#5 posted 961 days ago

Definitely one of a kind. I love mallards. very tasty.

-- Kevin, South Carolina

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#6 posted 961 days ago

Very cool, very good looking.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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