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Project by PaulHWood posted 796 days ago 2967 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 796 days ago

that looks very nice

-- Pat Brownfield Westland,Michigan

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Kevin

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#2 posted 796 days ago

Great table, very good job.

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

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 796 days ago

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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workerinwood

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#4 posted 796 days ago

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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KMT

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#5 posted 796 days ago

Nice unit, should serve you well.

-- - Martin

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cutworm

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#6 posted 795 days ago

A #1 job. That is one nice table.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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Sailor

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#7 posted 795 days ago

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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RibsBrisket4me

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#8 posted 795 days ago

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

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PaulHWood

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#9 posted 795 days ago

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 794 days ago

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

Thanks!

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PaulHWood

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#11 posted 794 days ago

LitoAz- a little less than 33”

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