router Table

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Project by kpi314 posted 05-11-2009 03:48 AM 3002 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You can’t buy a great plunge router like the Triton and not make a great router table. I just used my existing workbench added a router plate, mitre track, 4 T-Tracks (for the fence) and mounted the router.
With the size of this table there’s not much I can’t but on here. The only thing I would change is to use a better (metal) router plate.

-- Kpi314, [email protected]

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#1 posted 05-11-2009 03:49 AM

Hey Kevin
Looks like a full blown winner. The only thing I don’t like about my Triton is that you have to move the plastic guard on the switch to get it to go up in down in your router table.


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#2 posted 05-11-2009 03:55 AM

Great Looking Table! I really like your fence support/adjustment system.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 05-11-2009 04:14 AM

real cool!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#4 posted 05-11-2009 04:50 AM

That sir, is a thing of beauty. What wood is that on the surface?

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#5 posted 05-11-2009 09:30 AM

Nice router table.
Did you install “from top of the table router raizer”?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 05-14-2009 09:23 AM

Couldn’t you make it any bigger? How are you going to rout a barn door with that small thing? :)


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#7 posted 03-22-2015 10:25 PM

nice job,thats something i would like to build next. looking at some of your other projects your router table doubles as a work table that would work well for me as i need the space.

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#8 posted 11-21-2017 11:50 AM

Inspiring job. I recently bought the 2 1/2 HP Triton router but soon decided that it was really designed for table use. In a hand held position I find the switch awkward and the dust collection mediocre. So I have been thinking about a table and yours inspires me. I already have a big hunk of Ikea butcher block I took off (& replaced) from my daughters island, so I’m half way there. Two things I would definitely want to do. Add both above & below the table dust collection; and add a safety switch. You could still do both for about $50.

-- michael

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