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sawedoff

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11-01-2011 01:31 AM

I’m sorry if this is in the wrong forum…..........

If it is, mods please move it to the appropriate one..

I am looking to build my own benchtop router table and would like to see some good plans out there. I would like to have a dust port on it if at all possible

Thanks

Tyson

-- still wet behind the ears.....


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-01-2011 01:41 AM

I don’t know about plans but you can do a search in Ljs and should come up with a lot of photos that you can make your own plans for.

I did find one by googleing it.
http://www.jeffgreefwoodworking.com/pnc/ShopProj/benchrout/index.html

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#2 posted 11-01-2011 02:00 AM

Matthias posted a set of free plans today:
http://woodgears.ca/router_table/plans/index.html
Check out the rest of his site too if you haven’t in the past. Lot of good info.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#3 posted 11-01-2011 02:53 AM

You might be able to find what you’re looking for by going to “Plans Now”. They have free plans that you can download, and I’ve seen some bench top router tables on there before. Several varities to choose from…
Also…..check out Amazon.com.

-- My grandpa used to say: "Y'all come back when you can....come after dinner, and leave before supper.."

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#4 posted 11-01-2011 02:57 AM

I would check with buddies who get woodworking magazines! There have been some great plans and ideas this summer! Check at Your local library. They should have the woodworking mags. on hand. I have them at My public library, and spend a bit of time reading there.

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#5 posted 11-01-2011 03:12 AM

Do a google search and you will find a lot of plans for router tables. Like mentioned above your local library will have plenty of plans look in the woodworking periodicals and in the woodworking books. I know my library has an extensive collection and if i find a book from another library in my system they will send the book over in a day or two.

-- mrg

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sawedoff

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#6 posted 11-02-2011 01:36 PM

Thanks Guys! I think the one I’m looking for as of now is the first link posted. I need something simple right now and then I’ll step up and get something a little better

Thanks

-- still wet behind the ears.....

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sawedoff

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#7 posted 11-05-2011 12:28 AM

for some reason I can’t find the Benchop Forum…. Is it on the main forum page?

-- still wet behind the ears.....

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#8 posted 11-05-2011 05:19 AM

Go to my projects to see the simple table I made from MDF. It was quick cheap and easy to put together, and works well for me. I have a cross piece that fits in my workmate bench, just cinch it down and it is locked in. I have a Craftsman router that I picked up at an estate sale for $20, so I have less that $50 in the whole thing.

-- Measure once, cut twice.

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#9 posted 11-05-2011 06:58 AM

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