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Project by Bricofleur posted 06-29-2013 06:54 PM 4010 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my router table has a safety guard and another has a fulcrum pin. My twin mini router tables have nothing but emptiness (think naked). With this new versatile shop-made addition all my router tables will feature everything I need for accuracy, safety as well as dust collection. (I hope I didn’t forget anything!)

And all this at no cost since I used readily available material. I hope it will inspire at least on LJ to make a step towards accuracy, safety as well as dust collection. The main thing here is the fulcrum pin that provides safety when big bites are removed free hand (no fence).

All details and more photos on this page of my blog.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 06-29-2013 07:11 PM

Very nice collector thing-a-ma-jiggy : )

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

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steliart

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#2 posted 06-29-2013 09:28 PM

Nice, easy, straight to the point, cool work. I like it.

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Knothead62

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#3 posted 06-29-2013 09:44 PM

Nice and well designed.

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Bricofleur

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#4 posted 06-29-2013 09:54 PM

@Dusty56: I love your avatar. It reminds me my younger days while I was watching The Munsters. Thank you so much! (Wow, 1964!)

Best,

Serge

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 06-30-2013 12:30 AM

Hi Serge , when I saw the picture and burst out laughing , I knew Grandpa just HAD to be my new avatar !
So many funny memories of The Munsters. Glad you like it , my friend : )
If you go to my home page , the photo is a little larger and clearer, and of course, funnier.

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

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Woodwrecker

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#6 posted 06-30-2013 12:55 AM

Great job Serge.
Well designed and nicely built.
You have a lot of great information up between those ears my friend !

-- Eric, central Florida

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Roger

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#7 posted 06-30-2013 11:37 AM

Another winner, Serge. And, yes, I agree with Dusty. The Munsters were always a favorite o mine, and still are.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 06-30-2013 01:50 PM

great idea.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 06-30-2013 02:53 PM

This sure beats the heck out of my rounded board nailed to a scrap put together the last second. As usual a super design and build Serge.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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NiteWalker

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#10 posted 06-30-2013 03:51 PM

Nice job serge. Mine is similar, but it clamps to the fence so I don’t have to remove it.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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amagineer

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#11 posted 06-30-2013 05:40 PM

Serge; you have my vote for a simple but effective router table accessory.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Bricofleur

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#12 posted 06-30-2013 08:34 PM

It is very satisfying to get such positives comments from other woodworkers. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I’m glad some like it and I hope it will serve your well, as well as save your fingers!

@NiteWalker: I agree that yours being clamped to your fence is handy, but since I have several router tables mine is better to be on the fly! Thanks.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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