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Project by Rob posted 07-13-2013 01:25 PM 1047 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this Router Table in 2012 to replace a Grizzly 1035 1.5HP Shaper that I sold. For the woodworking I do, the Router Table made more sense and I also wanted a larger table to work on. It has a Porter Cable 7518 Variable Speed 2.25HP motor, an Incra lift system and a Kreg fence. I made it similar to Norms Router Table but changed things some to fit my needs. The three drawers on the left side are for 1/4” and 1/2” router bits, as are the bottom two drawers on the right side. The top right drawer is for access to the electrical. The bottom larger drawers are for storage. The picture doesn’t show it but there’s a 2” port for dust collection on the back of the fence and a 4” port for dust collection for the router area. Both dust collection ports come together to make a single 4” port that attaches to my dust collector. Works great!





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glen

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#1 posted 07-13-2013 01:37 PM

Looks nice. Reminds me of the New Yankee Workshop one. Well done

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GT350

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#2 posted 07-13-2013 02:13 PM

Looks good, I’m planning to do the same thing. I have a Jet shaper that I am going to replace with a router table also. I’d keep the shaper but I just don’t have enough room.
Mike

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steliart

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#3 posted 07-13-2013 04:23 PM

looks nice, well done

-- 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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aussiedave

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#4 posted 07-13-2013 11:09 PM

Very nice router cabinet/table…great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 07-14-2013 02:06 PM

That is a very impressive router table, it looks great and is fitted out very nicely.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 07-14-2013 06:14 PM

This is very nice and it will serve your shop well for a long time.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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Eric

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#7 posted 07-16-2013 05:57 AM

That is going to be one of my next projects. Definitely planning on making a couple of them

-- Eric

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bobb11

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#8 posted 09-02-2013 08:57 PM

Thats a nice job done on that

-- lee

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