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Project by pastaamann posted 12-15-2013 03:54 AM 3467 views 35 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

well i made several changes to the drawers and vac system,but all in all it finally turned out in the end.now i have a question for all you lumberjocks.i was recently asked if i was to sell it what would i ask,so i need your feed back.he asked me for just the table and ls supersystem and i was thinking that if the price is right,everything is for sale…...the table is 40” long,by 32 wide,by 38 high.or if any of you are interested please let me know

thanks pete





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 03:56 AM

Wow Pete that’s one great router table a very fine piece of work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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pastaamann

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#2 posted 12-15-2013 03:58 AM

thanks a1jim

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 12-15-2013 08:06 AM

What an awesome router table, lots of storage for everything routing….excellent build, you have to be very very happy with that.

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

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reedwood

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#4 posted 12-15-2013 12:30 PM

Nice router cabinet.

I have that same Incra fence but never installed it because it needed a top with the router mounted on the end, like yours. Never understood why that fence arm had to be so long. It wasn’t cheap either!

I like how you made it look like two drawer fronts on the top.

Thanks for the inspiration to finally build one.

-- Mark - I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude.

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blackcherry

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#5 posted 12-15-2013 03:24 PM

Love it a beauty that should last a lifetime and then some, enjoy your new work surface!

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mike1950

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#6 posted 12-15-2013 03:24 PM

Very nice table- sure like that fence!!!

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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staryder

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#7 posted 12-15-2013 04:15 PM

Beautiful Project!!! Thanks so much for sharing…. I have the same Fence Setup and have always loved it. Great work and truly an inspiration to see built and ready to run. I immediately added it to my favorites and hope to find the time to build something similar at some point.

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 12-15-2013 04:46 PM

Great build and hard to go wrong with the Incra system…. A real beauty…. As far as pricing goes, Do not be afraid to charge for your time… I was not charging enough in the beginning on projects and found very quickly that I needed to up my prices…. My thought is Materials + supplies + time @ 20.00/hr… I’m sure it could be more, but I sell as a hobby as it is not my primary income and have no real overhead. The more I charged for cutting boards the more people wanted them. I’m sure demographics of living in Southern California has some do with the price as well. Over the yrs I have talked with many on here who found them self’s working for less than they should have.
Enjoy!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 12-15-2013 05:24 PM

I can’t think of a thing to add to your router table. You have done a fine job with the design and build. I think Ken90712 has given you some good advice on a pricing formula providing you are doing this as a hobby.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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pastaamann

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#10 posted 12-15-2013 05:30 PM

Thank you everyone,that’s very nice you all made such great comments.that gives me the inspiration to go nuts now on other projects lol…...thank you all again

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Diwayne

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#11 posted 12-15-2013 05:40 PM

Great work. Use the 3 principal. Labor x material x profit. 30 %.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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hoss12992

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#12 posted 12-15-2013 06:00 PM

That is one sweet router table. I gotta go with Ken on the pricing.

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Jamie Speirs

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#13 posted 12-15-2013 07:33 PM

Pete that has got to be the nicest router table that I’ve ever seen
A real masterpiece

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Northwest29

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#14 posted 12-15-2013 08:05 PM

Now that is one amazing router table! What does it look like inside where the router and dust collection is?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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truenorth

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#15 posted 12-15-2013 08:09 PM

Sweet goodness! That looks more beautiful than most furniture people have in their homes!
Any woodworker looking at thst can see how amazingly functional it must be!!

-- Canada - True North Strong and Free

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