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Project by 49er posted 01-06-2014 03:52 PM 2404 views 9 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a router table. I think it looks awkward. However, it is quite with low vibration, which was my goal. A technique I never used before was tacking a runner on the bottom of the top to cross cut the end, Pictured. This allowed me just enough capacity on my saw to make the cut.

-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!





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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#1 posted 01-06-2014 04:37 PM

Now that beast isn’t going anywhere! I hope you built it where you were going to put it. I would hate to try to relocate it when finished. LOL. Nice work and the butcher block glue ups looks very nice.

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 01-06-2014 04:55 PM

It will make a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#3 posted 01-06-2014 05:43 PM

Very nice router table!

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#4 posted 01-06-2014 06:05 PM

Low vibration ? it would take a 6 or 7 on the seismic chart to vibrate your table. That is totally awesome !! Very nice job on all of it

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio

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#5 posted 01-06-2014 07:29 PM

That is a lot of wood. Hope it works great for you. I need to get to building mine.

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#6 posted 01-06-2014 07:34 PM

Very nice and very heavy looking…Did you put wheels on it in case you decide to move it?

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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49er

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#7 posted 01-06-2014 09:42 PM

No wheels Greg, now that I have everything hooked to dust collection I won’t be moving stuff around.

-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!

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#8 posted 01-07-2014 12:49 AM

Great looking router table .What kind of wood did you use for top and how thick.

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49er

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#9 posted 01-07-2014 01:33 AM

robdem, the wood was left over from a barn I built from storm damaged trees. It is all oak and ash. About 2” x 3-1/4”

-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!

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#10 posted 01-07-2014 01:37 PM

What fence is that?

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49er

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#11 posted 01-07-2014 03:16 PM

What fence is that?

It is a Jointech, I have this one and one stored in a drawer. I had the other one on an old craftsman table saw but now that saw is dedicated to box joints. I heard Jointech went out of business.

-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!

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siggs

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#12 posted 02-28-2014 03:31 PM

beautiful table ! I love it.

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#13 posted 10-27-2014 04:48 PM

Your table is awesome, true workmanship that will serve you well. Nice job.
73s
Jerry

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