Router table

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Project by Insagent posted 08-24-2012 04:44 PM 3181 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is first picture of any project. It is birch half inch plywood the trim and drawer fronts I think is yellow pine from a bleacher wood. I coached at a high school and purchased the bleachers when they decided to replace them with plastic. I had a ton of pine 9 inches wide and 16 feet long so I pluged the holes planed it and lined my shop walls with it. You can see some of it on the walls behind the table. I also got have a bunch or real nice 5 quarter 2×10 pretty much knot free. The biggest pain was the dried bubble gum!!

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Mainiac Matt

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#1 posted 08-24-2012 05:01 PM

looks very nice

great job!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#2 posted 08-24-2012 05:03 PM

Looks good. Nice reuse of material.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 08-24-2012 06:51 PM

Man that is a nice set up!! Thanks for sharing!!!!!.........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 08-24-2012 06:54 PM

That’s a beautiful job.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 08-24-2012 07:01 PM

Nice work, I like the design choice.

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#6 posted 08-24-2012 07:19 PM

Very nice. I’m sure you’ll get a lot of good projects from that table.

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#7 posted 08-24-2012 09:34 PM

Very nice, where did you get the base set up…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#8 posted 08-24-2012 10:18 PM

I love shop furniture that looks good enough for the living room! Nice design and finish.

-- SteveL

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#9 posted 08-25-2012 01:14 AM

great job

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#10 posted 08-25-2012 01:51 AM

I like the idea of shifting the router off center. Nice job!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 08-25-2012 02:51 AM

Thanks for the nice comments. I sure have a lot to learn but I know where I can get the help.

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Adam Baird

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#12 posted 08-25-2012 11:44 AM

What did you make the top out of? Is that just a countertop?

-- Adam from Indiana -

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#13 posted 08-25-2012 12:52 PM

Gshepherd – The router base can be purchased from INCRA.

Adam Baird – The top can be purchased from INCRA as well. This router is a combo kit, besides the beautiful cabinet system!!!!

I love the design, great looking router!! I have to agree with Stevel’s comment, It could double as a kitchen island.

This looks similar to my design, and it was also my first project last year

GREAT project!!!

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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#14 posted 08-25-2012 02:22 PM

Very nicely designed & built Router Table. Great job!
Would be very grateful if you have time to tell us more about that Incra Router Fence system (especially on the positioner and the carriage)
Thanks for sharing.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#15 posted 08-25-2012 05:16 PM

Really nice looking router table you have there, great job

-- Ben from IL

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