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Project by RustyL posted 03-24-2012 01:32 AM 8545 views 30 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this mini router table with micro height adjustment.
The table and the slide are from cutting boards.

RustyL

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#1 posted 03-24-2012 02:49 AM

man I like that, don’t know that I would personally ever use it but I like it.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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#2 posted 03-24-2012 08:50 AM

Nice. I think it would pretty good for a lot of detail work.
Great idea..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#3 posted 03-24-2012 10:54 AM

I bought the plung base for mine years back and use it to smooth to the line for patterns. I think your table is a better idea. You’ve done a fantastice job of engineering that.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#4 posted 03-24-2012 11:13 AM

Good for delicate work. Nice going.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 03-24-2012 11:13 AM

Neat idea and well designed. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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#6 posted 03-24-2012 12:36 PM

An interesting idea. Well engineered.

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#7 posted 03-24-2012 03:44 PM

Cool idea and well executed

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 03-24-2012 08:42 PM

The first tool I ever bought was a dremmel- to etch glass with, ha! This is a great idea.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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#9 posted 03-24-2012 09:43 PM

Ingenuity at it’s finest! I’ve often thought about how handy something like this would be. Congratulations on getting past the idea stage and following through.

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#10 posted 03-24-2012 10:58 PM

I am also in the middle of making that jig it’s an awsome idea they had too bad there always trying to soak people on that site, they reel you in and then they send you to there web site to buy the plans. Yours is much better than theirs I like the way you added the height ajustment bolt. Good Luck with it.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#11 posted 03-25-2012 12:51 AM

I like this. Mad scientist stuff!

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.

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Gerben

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#12 posted 03-25-2012 01:21 PM

Really cool.

Reminds me of a dremel mini tablesaw I saw a while back:
http://blog.makezine.com/2010/12/06/how-to-mini-tablesaw-from-a-rotary/

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#13 posted 03-25-2012 01:24 PM

Nice job.

Lee

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#14 posted 03-26-2012 06:38 PM

I like this much beter then what they sell in the store. I use my dremel for allot of stuff and this would be a wonderfull table to build and add to my colletion. Thanks for sharing.

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#15 posted 05-28-2012 12:54 PM

You should enter this into our jig contest! Email photos along with your LJ name to jigcontest@runbox.com. You might win!

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