Horizontal Router Table

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Project by charger1966 posted 2331 days ago 3376 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well if it wasn’t for Shopnotes My shop would be bare. I Liked the design of this Horizontal Router Table and I had a Router that needed to find a new resting place, so I killed tow birds with one stone. The Table is was made of plywood and some phenolic. The Router is an old but still working Black and Decker 1 hp router. As you can see in the pictures the wings come off and they hide away inside the table. Very nice tool for a shop.

-- "Keep Miaking That Sawdust," Lance

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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 2331 days ago

Nice addition and I concur on the Shopnotes comment.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 2331 days ago

Looks good! Cheaper than the store bought solutions…

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#3 posted 2331 days ago

Nice work – it looks like it will do the job! If you have any other routers just laying around, my address is …

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#4 posted 2331 days ago

Interesting idea Charger. How does it compare to using table mounted system?.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 2331 days ago

Again a nice project. This is something that I probably could use in my shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 2331 days ago

I could have used that one today . I needed to ,run a roundover cut on a piece the already had a rebate on the outside.
I was certain that the rebate was diffferent from side to side. Running from the top of the piece could have eliminated my problem.
(p.s It’s about where the bearing sits)

Next on my list.
Shopnotes is one of the best mags out there right now.

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#7 posted 2331 days ago

What issue were the plans in?

-- WOOD/DON ( has the right to ones opinion but not the right to ones own facts...)

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#8 posted 2331 days ago

Don, That is issue number 90. It’s called the 3 in 1 table tool.

-- "Keep Miaking That Sawdust," Lance

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#9 posted 2331 days ago

Nice. ShopNotes is really a great resource.

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#10 posted 2330 days ago

Nice to see someone actually making some of those shopnote projects. Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#11 posted 1990 days ago

Looks great …do you have any dimensions to share or maybe a PDF file of the project ?

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#12 posted 1864 days ago

Which Shopnotes did you get the idea from I don’t remember this one. By the way looks awesome how does she handle the work???

-- David '65

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#13 posted 1863 days ago

David, It’s issue #90.

-- "Keep Miaking That Sawdust," Lance

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#14 posted 1857 days ago

Thanks Lance i’ll haft to check my mags and se if i have the issue…

-- David '65

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