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01-19-2013 12:14 AM

just refinished my router table top. It has a woodpecker router lift with a Incra fence and powered by a PC 690

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#1 posted 01-19-2013 01:43 AM

That’s a really nice top. If I had a top like that on mine I would be so constantly fearful of scratching it that I wouldn’t enjoy using it.

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#2 posted 01-19-2013 01:57 AM

I’m jealous!

-- "Man Plans and God Laughs"

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#3 posted 01-19-2013 02:07 AM

that is the prettiest router table ive ever seen

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#4 posted 01-19-2013 02:58 AM

I’m with Roger, Id be afraid of scratching it, but also torn because everyday I didn’t use it I’d feel bad about the amount of work that must have taken, I would end up routing scraps just because! Nice work Tim

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#5 posted 01-19-2013 03:07 AM

That’s awesome! Gave me an idea to make the Dining room into part of the woodshop. Put the router table in there.. hmm…

It’s really a beautiful table. Good job man!

-- Jamie, Kentucky

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#6 posted 01-19-2013 03:26 AM

That is one nice router table..

-- mrg

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#7 posted 01-19-2013 04:10 AM

You sure do know how to make an Incra fence look purdy!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#8 posted 01-19-2013 04:37 AM

Beautiful top! Is that homemade or part of a bowling alley?

When I was in college, and didn’t have any place to store it, I was offered a bowling alley from foul line to just behind the pins. It weighed about 3000 lbs and was over 60 feet long and almost 4’ wide.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 01-19-2013 04:48 AM

That is one awesome router table….
Nice Job….

-- Rick

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#10 posted 01-19-2013 03:14 PM

The top is made out of ash. I cut a groove on opposite sides of each 1 1/2” board and ripped some 1/4” plywood the hole length and glued it up like a biskit. Took it to a local woodshop and had them run it thru their wide belt sander. Cut out for the lift and finished her up. I have used it for oak raised panels and just about everything else and am very happy with it. I also made a workbench with the same build for the top.

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#12 posted 01-20-2013 03:43 PM

After seein’ yours, I gonna burn mine.
Great work.


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#13 posted 01-20-2013 03:47 PM

This is really purdy! Incra deserves the best and you didn’t let it down.

-- jay,

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#14 posted 01-20-2013 03:53 PM

Well, no doubt about it, you certainly built a nice router table. congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#15 posted 03-07-2013 09:03 AM

Nice table.Having a router table in your woodworking shop adds a new dimension. Your skills will become noticably better if you decide to add one. It provides a stable platform to do intricate shaping, as well as precise edging.

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