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Project by PaulfromVictor posted 08-07-2009 03:39 AM 2703 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not too much different from others that have been posted. The top was purchased. I am not proud of that, but I just wanted this table functional asap, so that seemed like the way to go. There is storage on each side. The fence is the Incra Super System. So far I like that a lot, but I am still learning. The dust exhausts through the left side. The carcase and drawers are made from many different woods. Since this was a shop project it was a good opportunity to use up some scraps.





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#1 posted 08-07-2009 06:07 AM

Hi. I’m going to be building a similar cabinet. Could you share the top and cabinet dimensions? Thanks.

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#2 posted 08-07-2009 06:08 AM

One fine router table good details and clean build

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#3 posted 08-07-2009 06:31 PM

Don’t worry about purchasing the top. Most people do that and its a sensible way to go. You are really going to enjoy using this.

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#4 posted 08-07-2009 09:35 PM

Very nice and smart way to go with the purchased top. Who’s top did you purchase? Did you design the cabinet or our there plans available?

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#5 posted 08-07-2009 10:03 PM

That’s a nice looking router cabinet .I made one and the router top myself it is fitted beside my bench saw On it’s right hand side. I think yours offers slightly more verstility than mine. In any case very well done my friend.Alistair

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#6 posted 08-08-2009 03:16 PM

The top was purchased from Woodpeckers. It is the 27×43 offset, and is precut for a lift or insert. Here is the site: http://www.woodpeck.com/routertopsmain.html

The table height is 43 inches off the ground, including the casters. (Lee valley had some reasonably priced rubber casters. The poly-u casters at homedepot were too slippery, and rockler’s casters got horrible reviews) 43 inches may be high for most people. I am 6 feet tall and like the work a bit high.

The carcase is 23×39 which allows an overhang on the table in case something needs to be clamped to it.

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#7 posted 08-08-2009 03:18 PM

Oh, there are cheapie handles added to each side for dragging and rotating the table.

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#8 posted 09-11-2009 12:40 PM

Nice router table

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