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Project by Simon2822 posted 797 days ago 2233 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided my previous scrap made router table needed upgrading, and I had just got a new router (triton with above table bit change and height adjustment. It follows many of the other designs on here. Still a couple of things to finish. I’m not sure whether to leave the bottom right section (home to my old router) as it is in the picture or put a cupboard door on and the top right side needs something. I have more than enough bit storage on the right side. I had though drill bit storage. I also need a track for a mitre guage at some point
The table is made with 18mm ply and pine trim. Table is two pieces of ply with pine trim and a simple hole for the router. Another hole is drilled for the above table height adjustment.

-- Failure is always an option





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Skiedra

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#1 posted 797 days ago

A fine router table if you ask me.

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felkadelic

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#2 posted 797 days ago

Looks very well constructed. Is it just me, or is the bit opening very small?

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Simon2822

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#3 posted 797 days ago

The bit opening is just bigger than the collet (38mm, off the top of my head) to allow for above table bit changing and is big enough for all the bits I can see me using in the near future. I’ll have to adjust if I ever use wider bits than that.

-- Failure is always an option

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PineChopper

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#4 posted 796 days ago

Looks good.
Are you using it a lot?
I sure need to take the time and make myself one.

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Simon2822

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#5 posted 796 days ago

It’s amazing how much you do use it. I keep wondering why this wasn’t my first project.

-- Failure is always an option

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scarpenter002

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#6 posted 795 days ago

Nice job Simon. I am sure you will get many years of great use out of this project.

-- Scott in Texas

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Helgi

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#7 posted 793 days ago

nice. this is something I have been planing to do for a long time. my thumb up for you.

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