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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.
Feb 25, 2013
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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 Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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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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#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
#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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