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Project by Simpsonusa posted 02-25-2013 08:09 AM 2089 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the router cabinet that I just finished. I used a Rockler lift and top. The design came from the internet but was modified to remove the flush mount drawers to make it easier. I used Cabinet plywood and red Oak for the face.

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#1 posted 02-25-2013 01:11 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!
this cabinet looks really fine and sturdy, well done. Must be a pleasure to use it.
I nearly finished my router cabinet i am working on, just a few things to do from now. Hope i could post it soon.
Thank you for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#2 posted 02-25-2013 01:17 PM

Nice set up , enjoy this will serve you well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 02-25-2013 02:24 PM

That’s a very nice job on that router cabinet. It will pay off in dividends. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 02-25-2013 02:57 PM

Nice job. It looks tons better than the bought jobs and you can say I built it.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 02-25-2013 03:11 PM

I love it…........... a man after my own heart!!!!!!!!
I would call it a router performance station!!!!!!!!!!!!.................Jim

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

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#6 posted 02-25-2013 05:09 PM

Looks great – a LOT better than mine! This was my first project. Didn’t realize that 3/4” plywood was less than 3/4” until after I completed the Dados and rabbets. Totally out of square. Drawers and door don’t work, etc. Top is flat and works well – enjoy yours!!!

-- "It'll feel a lot better when it stops hurting."

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#7 posted 02-26-2013 12:02 AM

Very nice. I’m planning on building a new router table too, yours looks very nice.

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#8 posted 02-26-2013 12:07 AM

super nice. Question: is it possible that the router will overheat it is in a closed box?

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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#9 posted 02-26-2013 12:48 AM

I haven’t had a problem with it overheating. The front of the door is 1/8 Lexan with 4 1.5” holes. I hook my shop to the back and all the dust goes out without any problem. Thanks for all the comments.

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