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Project by SPHinTampa posted 09-27-2013 07:34 PM 1895 views 17 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Router table, constructed around Incra Wonder Fence and Incra Brand Router Table Top

Construction details:

- Rabbeted panels, joined using pocket screws, made from birch ply
- Plywood drawers, again with rabbeted ends, joined using pocket screws
- Hardwood face frame, drawer fronts, drawer runners made from poplar
- Table top bolted to cabinet using 1/4” bolts, attached via drilled and tapped brass inserts
- Dust collection and power switch from Rockler

A three part blog of the construction can be found here on lumberjocks

Mini review of the Incra router table:

+ The Incra adjustment systems is awesomely flexible and accurate (except for one issue)
+ The rigid insert was a huge step up from the phenolic inserts I used before
- I struggle with the way the fence is mounted to table. Most of the router operations will occur with the fence fully extended and I have trouble with fence moving slightly. I had to redesign the mount to provide more support
- The Incra mechansim also causes you to lose a large amount of router table surface for most operations, which I think some people may not like

Overall, I am pretty happy with the system with the fence mounting issue solved.

You may also notice the drawers are on the back/ (or left side depending on how you stand). Part 3 of blog explains how I got there.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn





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MBD

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#1 posted 09-27-2013 08:21 PM

Very nice Shawn, I enjoyed the blog also. What router do you have mounted in it?

-- Matt, Mississippi

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Mean_Dean

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#2 posted 09-28-2013 12:43 AM

That’s a great router table you’ve got there!

From the looks of it, you could rout some really wide (deep) boards with the size of that table. I bet it’s nice having a super-accurately adjustable fence, too!

-- Dean

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woodenwarrior

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#3 posted 09-28-2013 01:22 AM

That’s an awesome table….you have money invested in that bad dog!!

-- Do or do not...there is no try - Master Yoda

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Roger

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#4 posted 09-29-2013 12:25 PM

Terrific build. You’ll be luvin this table

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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SPHinTampa

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#5 posted 09-30-2013 01:53 PM

MBD, I have a 3HP Milwaukee in the table.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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