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My SawStop Router Cabinet finally painted.

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Blog entry by tedth66 posted 1594 days ago 1826 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m for the most part done with this project. For those of you that asked about the router table track I’m putting that off until I invest in a Woodpecker Router Lift which might require me to modify my table for a larger plate. I have updated photos on my project link.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/27579

-- Ted



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Hippockets

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#1 posted 1594 days ago

Great looking setup. One of my first in shop project is to build a cabinet under my cabinet saw. I would like to add the router also,however I was holding off till I could purchase a router lift. Now, reading your blog i can add it later. What is the wood piece under the project.

-- Bruce, Arnold MD bjordan443@aol.com

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scarpenter002

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#2 posted 1594 days ago

Beautiful job.

-- Scott in Texas

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tedth66

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#3 posted 1594 days ago

thanks Bruce,
That’s the hardwood support frame. I purchased a plan for this cabinet and only used the support frame portion of the plan. The plan didn’t have enough storage so after I built the support frame I abandoned the plans and designed the rest myself.

Be sure to use the heavy duty casters. Mine are rated at 300lbs each.

Ted

-- Ted

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dfdye

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#4 posted 1593 days ago

Ted,

I’m in the same boat as you most of the time—plans are inspiration, and then my projects get seriously modified to suit my needs. Glad to know that I am not the only one!

By the way, the paint job looks great. I was skeptical when you originally said you were going to paint it since this is a shop cabinet after all, but it really does look excellent. You just made me rethink painting all of the shop furniture I have! Thanks again for sharing!

-- David from Indiana --

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tedth66

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#5 posted 1593 days ago

thanks David,

I believe tweaking designs to suit your needs is the only way to go. I’ve always enjoyed woodworking but only seriously got into it starting last year. I’m still a rookie so building shop furniture allows me to practice and get a little creative.

As for the painting; I was reluctant about painting it but I saw a few table saw cabinets that a few LJs made and they looked more professional. I really haven’t painted much in the past so I needed the practice and what better to practice on than a piece of shop furniture. I did learn something about painting,,, I dislike the clean-up and prepping. :)

Ted

-- Ted

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bigike

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#6 posted 1593 days ago

good job!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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