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A simple router table

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Project by Timthemailman posted 03-18-2012 07:01 PM 2829 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been following Stevinmarin Router Table Build videos ( great videos, go take a look ) and wanted to get in the act. I already have a dedicated router table I built a while back, but for some reason I wanted to build this one for a backup. The table is 22’ x 20’ 3/4 . I found the plans online ( http://www.woodworkingtips.com/etips/etip040700wb.html ) and the Cherry, Maple fence and maple plywood are scrapes from other projects. This table and fence took me about 6 hours, had to glue up the maple, go get longer screws for the router and I finished it with spray shellac. So you could say this is a free router table ( except for the screws ). I think one could make it in under an hour if you had to. I have tried the router table a couple of times, and it works great. Over all a fun and useful project. If anyone decides to make this table let me know how it turns out. Thanks for looking.





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Mark Davisson

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#1 posted 03-18-2012 07:57 PM

Tim: It looks great! And free makes it look even better! :)

-- I'm selfless because it feels so good!

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 01:15 AM

Looks good, I hope you get a lot of use from it.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 03-23-2012 02:12 PM

Simple and effective. Very nice.

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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