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Project by John posted 670 days ago 2373 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

-- John





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Bothus

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#1 posted 670 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#2 posted 670 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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John

205 posts in 1900 days


#3 posted 670 days ago

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

-- John

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RockyBlue

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#4 posted 670 days ago

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

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

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mloy365

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#5 posted 669 days ago

That is an awesome design. Great job!!!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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workerinwood

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#6 posted 669 days ago

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

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 669 days ago

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
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Blair Helgason

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#8 posted 669 days ago

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

-- Blair

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Diwayne

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#9 posted 669 days ago

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 669 days ago

Great job.

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John

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#11 posted 669 days ago

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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sheetzy

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#12 posted 638 days ago

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

-- Sheetzy

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MarkSr

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#13 posted 4 days ago

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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John

205 posts in 1900 days


#14 posted 3 days ago

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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