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Router Table #1: Cabinet and surface

10-20-2015 06:10 PM by BobFrankly | 1 comment »

It doesn’t take very many attempts at routing smaller pieces of wood to see the benefit of a router table. Midway through my Walnut Lamp project, I got some ideas floating through my head that couldn’t happen without the router table. So my once router table cabinet, now wood scrap holder, is once again a router table cabinet. I started with a rectangle 1×2 base joined by glue and pocket screws, some casters, and a plywood shell: I was mostly using leftover ply from other projects, not thick enough to get a usable dado in. So I ended up putting down some little scrap pieces so I would have something to hold the boards that separate the compartments in place, and I spra...

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  • Walnut Lamp #1: Inlays - 09-18-2015 04:53 PM | 1 comment

    This article comes partway through the project. I’ve completed the shaping on the base, and...

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