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Project by RenB posted 01-01-2018 09:32 PM 5277 views 21 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My router cabinet.

Rockler top and fence.
Plywood sides with walnut trim.
Storage drawers on bottom have slides.
Drawers on left have no slides.
Drawers on right are for router bits, one 1/4” shank and two 1\2” shank drawers.
Top drawer on right is false because of the on off switch on the right side.
Slots along bottom of plexiglass door to help pull dust out the back.
Locking casters on all four corners.
2-1/2” wye on the back with soft tubing for fence.

Overall I am very happy with this. It fits my needs pretty well. I wish it had more storage, but I guess that is always a constant problem.

-- Darren, La Habra CA





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 01-01-2018 10:11 PM

Very nice looking with the contrasting wood. I will keep this in mind as I plan to make one this year.

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Ivan

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#2 posted 01-02-2018 10:24 AM

So beautiful contrasting design of fronts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 01-02-2018 02:20 PM

This is a wonderful router table and done so nicely and will be a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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pottz

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#4 posted 01-02-2018 07:12 PM

that is a gorgeous router table,very nice.welcome to lumber jocks.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 01-02-2018 08:58 PM

Darren , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 01-02-2018 10:36 PM

Nice work and welcome to LJ.

-- TommyD, New York

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MichaelDIY

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#7 posted 01-03-2018 01:50 AM

Job well done Darren. May you have many happy routering hours spent in front of your table.

-- Micharl, Melbourne Australia,

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woodbutcherbynight

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#8 posted 01-03-2018 05:30 AM

That is one nice looking cabinet.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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jdroan

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#9 posted 07-07-2020 12:11 AM

Wow! Great build. Did you have a plan or did you come up with it yourself?

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EEngineer

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#10 posted 07-08-2020 02:10 AM

That’s a Norm Abram Rev 2 router table. I have one that looks a lot like that – very happy with it.

I wish it had more storage…

Wow, just wow! I cannot afford to fill mine up!

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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