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Project by gemil posted 03-03-2012 09:45 PM 1371 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my first projects after I bought the house from the kitchen cabinets project I posted before. Got the idea from Norm Abram on New Yankee Workshop. Used poplar for face frame and doors. The plastic in doors had laying around shop, and The top and fence were old boards I got from work.

-- Gerald, Lewisville, NC





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 03-03-2012 11:44 PM

That sure is a purdy router cabinet! Nice job.

Do you have dust collection intergrated? Love the insert plate! What brand/manufacturer is that?

I’m sure this router cabinet/table/fence is going to serve you well!!

BTW: Welcome to LJs! A nice little slice of insanity!!!

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#2 posted 03-04-2012 01:39 AM

Looks good, nice tall fence, bet it’s going to work out great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 03-04-2012 11:22 AM

great looking. Simple and very practical design and execution. thanks for sharing

-- ALPHA-ZEE CREATIONS

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#4 posted 03-04-2012 01:49 PM

I really like your router stand, excellant workmanship.
I have one question? Is that a variable speed control on the outside and if it is what a great idea, I love it!!
Lenb

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#5 posted 03-04-2012 03:43 PM

Well done. Great looking table. I would suggest putting some hard wood Molding around the tops edge giving it a more finished look and protecting it as well. Great work and enjoy I know I couldn’t live w/o my table…

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 03-04-2012 05:52 PM

nice lookin table. fun to build I have one similar, like the doors really make it standout

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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#7 posted 03-09-2012 04:09 AM

to lenb, yes variable speed control from harbor freaight tools. Thanks to all for the replies.

-- Gerald, Lewisville, NC

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