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Router Table for a Ridgid table saw

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Project by jap posted 03-09-2013 08:28 PM 4635 views 15 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a bunch of pictures of a router table I made that attaches to the part of the saw the expands for wide rip cuts. The table saw can still be used in this position if the “overhead dust collection” is removed. The stick is there to keep the table from sagging. Of course, it would not be hard to glue some supports to the bottom of the table. And the table is removable by unscrewing three screws.

-- Joel





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-09-2013 08:38 PM

Handy use of the equipment

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-09-2013 08:57 PM

nice job

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#3 posted 03-09-2013 09:57 PM

Hello jap
great idea a router table with a few dollars,

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The Box Whisperer

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#4 posted 03-09-2013 11:44 PM

I did the same thing, to the same saw. I made a bunch of accesories for the TS fence too. Then I slapped my original incra on it. Worked really well. Id still be using it if it wasnt just a little too low. Nice work!

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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#5 posted 03-10-2013 02:55 AM

i have a table saw similar to this. i like the idea of adding a router table. Is it sturdy? does the fence work well?

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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jaysonic

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#6 posted 03-10-2013 03:35 AM

Love this idea, got the same saw…I will be definitely be adding that piece to hold me over until I’m “allowed” to buy my dream TS.

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#7 posted 03-10-2013 03:35 PM

I also have this saw and would appreciate a little more info on how you mounted it without interfering with the saw fence guide rails.

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wrightly

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#8 posted 03-10-2013 04:02 PM

good job man. i find for a lot of table routing tasks, you don’t need a fancy fence and what not. a straight faced fence is all you need sometimes. that’s a good little setup. should work well

-- WRIGHTLY (Bristol, TN)

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jap

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#9 posted 03-10-2013 05:56 PM

Thanks guys,

mIps – the fence guide rails are hollow and have a groove on the inside. The fence rides on the outside of the rails, while the table sits in the slots on the inside of the rails. Hopefully this makes sense. i’m not very good at explaining things.

-- Joel

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#10 posted 03-11-2013 05:22 PM

along with a coule other comments, i also have the same saw and wonder if you could share your plans for it.

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#11 posted 03-11-2013 06:43 PM

Nice job for the router holder!!!!!!!!!!...........Jim

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

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