Could someone shoot me a link to a router table plan?

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11-06-2015 11:30 PM

I am looking to build a router table setup and need a plan.

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#1 posted 11-06-2015 11:55 PM

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#2 posted 11-07-2015 05:39 PM
Pick from dozens of designs or just do a search on the Internet. Prepare to be overwhelmed.

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#3 posted 11-08-2015 09:55 AM

I own a copy of the classic Norm Abrams Router table. It suits me to the bone! See it here

Dan Phalen at Creston Wood offers plans for his version of Norm’s table FREE. Find them here

Personal suggestion: include room in the budget for a router lift – expensive, I know, but it makes using the router in a table so much nicer!

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#4 posted 11-08-2015 05:30 PM

Hello Matt, since you’ve got a table saw and a new found respect for it, have you considered adding a wing to the saw? Not sure if your shop is at the fire hall or at your home but for me, with limited space, having my routers able to drop into the wing a real space saver, especially since the fence can do double duty

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#5 posted 11-08-2015 05:55 PM

i was gonna mention norm abrams and or crestonwood’s ( “upgrade” from norms) both are great designs.

but they are covered already!

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#6 posted 11-08-2015 07:29 PM

This is better than a link to a router table plan.

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#7 posted 11-08-2015 07:34 PM

Why don’t you just use the router table that is already on your saw?

My table saw is a General 50-200r M1 with router table attached straight off the showroom floor.
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#8 posted 11-09-2015 09:17 PM

I am selling the saw after the last scare. I am in a quandry between the MINIMAX 300 Classic (I think) and the SC4 Elite. I haven’t slept in days. haha

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