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Project by horky posted 854 days ago 3345 views 21 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed and operational. Now onto some projects to put it to work.





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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 854 days ago

Very nicely done.

I bet you will find it very effective.

Lee

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PaulHWood

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#2 posted 854 days ago

very nice.

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MShort

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#3 posted 854 days ago

Nice setup.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 854 days ago

Well done. Looks great.

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

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#5 posted 854 days ago

Plenty of goodies on this unit, way to go the extra mile on the collection system will pay off huge….great work thanks for posting…BC

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Bertha

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#6 posted 854 days ago

That’s a Cadillac!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 854 days ago

Great set up well done.

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Al Wojcik

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#8 posted 854 days ago

Wow that is a really good looking router table.
Nice job on that project !!

-- Woodman12608, cedar Lake, IN

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spunwood

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#9 posted 854 days ago

Really impressed. Did you use plans? You have me interested.

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MoshupTrail

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#10 posted 854 days ago

Okay, let’s see that bad boy covered with chips!

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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zzzzdoc

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#11 posted 854 days ago

Very nice.

One question, though. Is your under table dust collection starved for air, or are there ventilation holes we can’t see that supply the extra air? Clearly the hole through the table top won’t be big enough.

-- Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

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horky

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#12 posted 853 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments.

ZZZDOC, yes there are holes in the plexi housing and the sides are about 1” short of the top. When I turn on the dust collector, a HUGE vollume of air flows through it. Thanks for the heads up though.

Spunwood, I have some sketchup files I put together from dimensions I pulled of the saw and router. The fence design was from one of the woodworking magazines.

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zzzzdoc

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#13 posted 853 days ago

I presumed so. I can envision it seeing your picture now that you said it.

My comments were more directed from others that were planning to copy your design. On my table I’m always amazed at the volume of air that gets sucked in from the front, as the router top hole really is rather small and the DC’s appetite is voracious.

Again, nice job. Go use that bad boy.

-- Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

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steliart

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#14 posted 853 days ago

Nice job, like it a lot

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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