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Project by woodshaver posted 01-18-2012 11:54 PM 3824 views 24 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this Router table over a year ago and thought I would post it here to maybe give some inspiration to a few jocks out there. Heck! Lumberjocks gave me the inspiration for my table!
I used some old cabinet door’s for the sides and some laminated MDF for the top. I have the baby Triton Router in the cabinet. I made the fence system using maple with Cherry stops. I put the feather board and the stops on so you could see it all at one time. The fence, stops and feather boards are all adjustable. A larger table would of made it better, guess I could build one someday!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!





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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#1 posted 01-19-2012 12:11 AM

Love it great job. Enjoy it!!!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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theSawdustSurfer

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#2 posted 01-19-2012 12:13 AM

Nice, Really Nice! maybe i can borrow some ideas from you when i build my next one

-- Henrik - Stockholm, Sweden ---- http://thesawdustsurfer.blogspot.com

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Gabe C.

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#3 posted 01-19-2012 12:20 AM

Wow, that looks like it’s got everything you might need. Way to go!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 01-19-2012 12:20 AM

Thank you Henrik,
Anything I can do to help a fellow Lumberjock works for me !
Keep up the good work ! And do it very carefully!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Howie

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#5 posted 01-19-2012 12:29 AM

Nice work. Just one question…..being a lefty do you have to run your router in reverse? :=)

-- Life is good.

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 01-19-2012 12:31 AM

Howie.. Howie Howie !!!!
You know because I’m a lefty I have to turn it upside down to run now don’t you!!! LOL!!!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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doncutlip

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#7 posted 01-19-2012 12:52 AM

Impressive router table

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#8 posted 01-19-2012 01:25 AM

Good lookin router table. I built mine left handed also and it cuts cleaner and with less dust.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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woodshaver

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#9 posted 01-19-2012 01:32 AM

I wonder how maney Lefthanded Lumberjocks are out there?

I only said that because of how I place my “STOP” switch. I wanted to be able to hit that big stop button as fast as I could so I though being left handed it should go on the left side.

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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bigpops0259

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#10 posted 01-19-2012 02:56 AM

Very nice Router table. takes a pot of though to make what you need. Good job.

-- Marty Ohio

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Andrew

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#11 posted 01-19-2012 03:37 AM

I really like this. I have been looking to buy a table. Do you have any pics of the construction?

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 01-19-2012 03:42 AM

Great looking router table and good design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodshaver

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#13 posted 01-19-2012 05:20 AM

Andrew,
Sorry I don’t have pic’s of the router table build. Let me know what you need and I’ll see what I can do.
Thank you all for great comments!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Blackie_

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#14 posted 01-19-2012 02:00 PM

Another nice table as well.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Roger

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#15 posted 01-19-2012 03:11 PM

a fantastic router table with plenty of necessities. How do you like that Triton router? thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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