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Project by PaulHWood posted 05-23-2012 02:18 AM 3119 views 13 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Plan from Popular Woodworking off the web. After researching, this seemed to be a pretty good one. Plans and information had a few hiccups so I would say use it as a basis. I modified it slightly by adding the drawer.

I was suspect of the vacuum as there is still a decent amount of sawdust, but it does collect quite a bit, make sure it is accesible to easily empty. I did delete the extra wood fence as I like the fence on the Makita.

Anyway, birch plywood and pine trim. Door is just birch ply and pine trim. Finish is spray poly. I have to still install tape and make a proper stop block.

I am happy with it, and learned a few things as I went. One is that if the t track fits in a 6” test strip of the dado blade, it may not fit in a 30” strip, had to use a wood chisel to widen after I finished it, so a little refinishing was done





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PatBrownfield

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#1 posted 05-23-2012 02:22 AM

that looks very nice

-- Pat Brownfield Westland,Michigan

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Kevin

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#2 posted 05-23-2012 02:46 AM

Great table, very good job.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#3 posted 05-23-2012 07:54 AM

Great job, love the fold down wings. I have also heard good things about that saw as well. Nice work.

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

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#4 posted 05-23-2012 03:19 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 05-23-2012 03:52 PM

Nice unit, should serve you well.

-- - Martin

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#6 posted 05-23-2012 11:04 PM

A #1 job. That is one nice table.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#7 posted 05-24-2012 12:57 AM

Very nice, I built the same one and you are right about the plans, they missed a few things.

I too choose to skip the fence on the wings. I haven’t gotten around to adding a t-track to it, but I need to. I’m tired of clamping blocks to it…..

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#8 posted 05-24-2012 01:25 AM

Super nice job. Love the 45 degree door face frames!

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PaulHWood

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#9 posted 05-24-2012 03:26 PM

Sailor- The fence did house a stop block for dimensions smaller than say 13”, but I think I will just build two stop blocks, one that extends out and a regular stop block (like the temporary. I may even make the extension a hinged piece of the regular stop block. then I will install two tapes or the two pieces of tape

Bullethead- I am not really a great door builder so I am experimenting with the shop projects on a few easy doors.

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LitoAz

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#10 posted 05-24-2012 07:20 PM

Great job! Quick question… whats the width when folded?

Thanks!

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PaulHWood

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#11 posted 05-24-2012 10:06 PM

LitoAz- a little less than 33”

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