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#1 posted 05-03-2008 12:39 AM
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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#2 posted 05-03-2008 12:47 AM
This is a nice router table. You chose an interesting finish as well.
Thanks for the post.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#3 posted 05-03-2008 12:59 AM
Really nice. Have you been doing wood working very long? Tell us a little about yourself and share your knowledge.
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#4 posted 05-03-2008 01:23 AM
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!”
#5 posted 05-03-2008 01:33 AM
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 GREATThanks KHOP
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#6 posted 05-03-2008 01:41 AM
Looks great KHOP. How’s the dust collection working?
-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia
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#7 posted 05-03-2008 01:50 AM
Nice work on your new table…enjoy all your new adventure with it and be cautious with the switches …Blkcherry
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#8 posted 05-03-2008 02:06 AM
Really nice router table.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#9 posted 05-03-2008 02:32 AM
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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#10 posted 05-03-2008 04:03 AM
Very nice job on router table. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#11 posted 05-03-2008 04:45 AM
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#12 posted 05-03-2008 04:54 AM
Nice Router Table…and a fellow Dave Ramsey follower…which means none of that went on credit too :)
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#13 posted 05-03-2008 05:33 AM
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 firstname.lastname@example.org †
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