Router Table

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Project by John posted 06-14-2012 08:48 PM 3422 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After moving into this small 2 car garage, I soon realized that I had to replace my extra large Router Table. Well, I finally made a new one (after 3 years) and got rid of my old one. I also wanted to try this top on hinges that I’ve seen a few of you have. Now I can setup all my PC 690’s with different bits and not have to lose my fence setup. Thanks for those that have contributed without even knowing it. All I have left is to make a dust shroud for the back of the fence, as soon as I figure out which size hose I going to go with.


-- John

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#1 posted 06-14-2012 08:52 PM

Very nice. I always thought I wanted my router table as a wing off my table saw but now I’m having second thoughts.

Love the hinge.

Good job.

-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.

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#2 posted 06-14-2012 08:56 PM

Looks good John ,almost identical to the one I made but yours is much prettier.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#3 posted 06-14-2012 11:19 PM

Thanks Bo & Jim. I like Grey alot so I try and paint everything grey. Bo, I tried the router in the tablesaw wing but it interfered with making cuts mid project to much. I use it for my PC Ocilating Spindle Sander now.


-- John

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#4 posted 06-15-2012 02:21 AM

Looks very sturdy. I like the grey, looks like a Delta.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#5 posted 06-15-2012 12:38 PM

That is an awesome design. Great job!!!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#6 posted 06-15-2012 01:16 PM

Great job!! Thanks for sharing. This is in 2nd place on my to do list.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 06-15-2012 01:29 PM

This router table is very nice and should do a whale of a job for you. Congratulations on a great addition to your shop.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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Blair Helgason

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#8 posted 06-15-2012 03:58 PM

Absolutely love the hinged top. So simple but I never thought of that.

-- Blair

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#9 posted 06-15-2012 08:37 PM

It looks sturdy built too. good job.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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Greg, B.

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#10 posted 06-16-2012 02:20 AM

Great job.

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#11 posted 06-16-2012 04:59 AM

Thanks Again, wish I could take credit for the design but truth be told, alot of credit goes to everyone one on this forum. I get alot of ideas from everyone’s pics.

-- John

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#12 posted 07-16-2012 11:27 PM

nothing wrong (with a little help from your friends ) i’m getting a few ideas myself. thanx to every one. sheetzy

-- What this world needs is a little more sawdust on the floor.

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#13 posted 04-12-2014 04:51 AM

John, first time seeing your new router table, as all above says, Great Job. I like the gray also, love the hinged top, hell, love the whole job. You will enjoy that for a long, long time. Congrads.

-- Mark, ”...NEWBEE: On the road to learning a lot; but; a lot more to learn…” ("My Granddad used to tell me, if you didn't learn something new today, it just wasn't worth getting out of bed")

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#14 posted 04-13-2014 05:29 AM

Thank You Mark. I’ve been painting alot of my home made shop stuff Delta Grey for a while. Hope it out lives me.

-- John

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