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Here is my router table with a router lift for my plunge router..Watch the detail story here
-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop
Jul 16, 2012
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#1 posted 07-16-2012 11:37 AM
Don’t know why pics are upside down.. they are not when I look at them onmy computer…. I know I come from a land down under (Australia) but that is ridiculous
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#2 posted 07-16-2012 12:29 PM
Where women glow and men plunder.
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#3 posted 07-16-2012 12:40 PM
Looks like a creative approach for a lift.
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#4 posted 07-16-2012 01:31 PM
Wow nice idea, got any details on how you did it? thanks
-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska
#5 posted 07-16-2012 01:48 PM
Hey Steve, in the description there is a link to the video, tells you more about it.
#6 posted 07-16-2012 04:44 PM
much appreciated thanks !
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#7 posted 07-17-2012 12:28 AM
Very nice innovation. I never thought of mounting a plunge router to a table, but it looks like it would be simpler to build this lift to accommodate a plunge router than to build a lift to take a regular motor. Well done!
-- Tristin King -- When in doubt, sand it.
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#8 posted 07-17-2012 03:54 AM
˙ʞɔɐظ ǝɥʇ ǝʞıן ı ˙ǝɹǝɥʇ sǝɹnʇɔıd ǝɔıu
-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--
#9 posted 07-17-2012 06:13 AM
Thanks guys for the feedback.. They say necessity is the mother of invention. Once I thought about for a long time, I thought of a car jack and went from there… And I use it a lot….:o)#
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#10 posted 07-17-2012 07:22 PM
But it’s cracking my mind….If I understand it well, the height adjustment goes along the spring-loaded posts?So, when you’re at the desired height, do you lock your router with it’s cam-lever?Sorry for my English.
Thank’s for answering my questions.
-- Bas, Holland
#11 posted 07-17-2012 08:58 PM
Great video, I like how you set up that lift, I am going to do that for my router.
#12 posted 07-17-2012 10:45 PM
Hey Bas,I don’t use the locking cam on the router. I use the locking nut on the rod to hold in place. If you think about it in reverse, all you are doing with the cam is locking it so it will not spring back while using it. Cheersrob
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