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Forum topic by Chriskmb5150 posted 01-18-2011 10:00 PM 1478 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Chriskmb5150

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01-18-2011 10:00 PM

Topic tags/keywords: router ls super system incra tip router table

I bought the 17” LS super system and Im currently about midway thru my new router table build. Table is loosely based on Blake’s design shown here: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/4401 Thanks again Blake!

Anyway, I was trying to decide how big i need to make the drawers for storage when i realized that i didnt want to just toss the little plastic templates in a drawer with other stuff.
As i was looking around the garage i spotted some 1” PVC pipe that i had laying around. I cut a piece about 19” long and put a cap on each end. I only glued 1 cap.
Templates fit right in like a glove. I’m bad about tossing stuff in drawers without thinking so this should protect them.
I’ve been using pvc pipe like this for years to store brazing rods and TIG filler rods.

Hope this helps

-- Woodworkers theory of relativity - the quality of your scrap is relative to your skill level


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#1 posted 01-18-2011 10:06 PM

Thats a nice idea, thanks.

As a matter of curiosity, what size did you settle on for your router table ?

tony

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#2 posted 01-18-2011 10:16 PM

I made the table 47” X 31” X 42” Tall. that gave me plenty of room for the positioner on the right side of the table and about 20” from the bit to the left edge of the table. I figured the more room the better on the left side of the bit for raised panels etc.
42” Seemed a little tall at first (it even looked too tall in autocad) but once i got assembled it seems like a nice working height since im 6’-3” tall.

-- Woodworkers theory of relativity - the quality of your scrap is relative to your skill level

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#3 posted 01-18-2011 10:27 PM

Another method for storing the templates was shown in a blog on a router table built by “559dustdesigns”. I think it’s also a great solution as you can see the templates and pick which ones you need. The link to the blog is here.

http://lumberjocks.com/559dustdesigns/blog/11080

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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#4 posted 01-19-2011 03:22 AM

Funny you should mention that, I’m about the same height and have been looking at my design, sketchup, and thinking it was too high !

Mine is also loosely based on Blake’s, Purplev’s and a whole bunch of others as well.

That template storage, not to mention the table, is waayyy down the other end of the spectrum huh ? Nice though, maybe phase 2 ? :-)

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#5 posted 01-19-2011 08:06 PM

Wow, That is one well organized table for sure. It looks better than the cabinets in my old house. I doubt I’d need that much organization for my templates because frankly, there are so many of them i doubt I’ll use them all.

-- Woodworkers theory of relativity - the quality of your scrap is relative to your skill level

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