Router Table

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Project by Clint Searl posted 01-09-2012 03:45 AM 1549 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....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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#1 posted 01-09-2012 03:53 AM

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

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-09-2012 09:47 PM

This is a great idea!!!

-- António Guerreiro

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#3 posted 01-09-2012 10:09 PM

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 01-10-2012 12:23 AM

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

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#5 posted 01-10-2012 01:08 AM

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

-- Kevin, South Carolina

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#6 posted 01-10-2012 01:13 AM

Very cool, very good looking.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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