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Project by khop posted 2311 days ago 1871 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Of course, I didn’t build this till after I was done with my entertainment center. I’ll use it for sure on the next adventure.

-- How am I doing? Better than I deserve. Dave Ramsey





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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 2311 days ago

looks like a great router table. very sturdy, what wood did you use for the front and what router do you have underneath. thanks for the post.

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2311 days ago

This is a nice router table. You chose an interesting finish as well.

Well done.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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jjohn

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#3 posted 2311 days ago

Really nice. Have you been doing wood working very long? Tell us a little about yourself and share your knowledge.

-- JJohn

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DaveH

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#4 posted 2311 days ago

Great job. Should give you many years of service. I especially like the over-sized power switch. Did you build the fence?

-- DaveH - Boise, Idaho - “How hard can it be? It's only wood!”

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khop

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#5 posted 2311 days ago

The router table was based on the New Yankee design. Of course I made my own changes. The top came from MLCS Woodworking which includes many more option than Rockler’s. The top has aluminum tracks instead of grooves in the mdf top, and includes, bit guard, dust port, phenolic insert, and free shipping under $190.00 I finished it with Minwax blue water base stain just to see how it looks on red oak. The router is a Bosch and the switch is from Grizzly (many available). This thing works GREAT
Thanks
KHOP

-- How am I doing? Better than I deserve. Dave Ramsey

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Paul D

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#6 posted 2311 days ago

Looks great KHOP. How’s the dust collection working?

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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blackcherry

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#7 posted 2311 days ago

Nice work on your new table…enjoy all your new adventure with it and be cautious with the switches …Blkcherry

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 2311 days ago

Really nice router table.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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GaryK

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#9 posted 2311 days ago

Nice looking table. I need one of those paddle OFF switches like yours.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 2311 days ago

Very nice job on router table. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 2311 days ago

great job

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ProutyBoy

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#12 posted 2311 days ago

Nice Router Table…and a fellow Dave Ramsey follower…which means none of that went on credit too :)

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Karson

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#13 posted 2311 days ago

That is a great looking router station. My router is mounted beside my saw, but I keep thinking about making a stand alone one also.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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