Ultimate router station

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Project by 1975wood posted 04-03-2018 12:49 PM 3171 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of Norm Abrams ultimate router station.

-- Perkins North Carolina

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#1 posted 04-03-2018 01:06 PM

very nice, good job.

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities"

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#2 posted 04-03-2018 01:30 PM

Excellent job on the router station, I have that video and plans, that’s all. I understand the amount of craftsmanship required to build such detailed and difficult project, a high degree. Norm was my inspiration for all those years with the New Yankee Workshop. You must have been a fan too. It is a pleasure to see one of his projects being built today by someone as skillful. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#3 posted 04-03-2018 03:08 PM

Your router station turned out really nice, great job!! One of these days I’ll get around to building one myself.

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#4 posted 04-03-2018 03:18 PM

That a wonderful looking cabinet.

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#5 posted 04-03-2018 04:23 PM

Nice work!
Now show us some projects made with this jewel!

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

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#6 posted 04-03-2018 06:11 PM

Sweet…...I built the Norm r.t. about 5-6 years ago…It does hold true to form that he built the ultimate r.t. I ordered the DVD and plans at the time, and still have them….They could be for sale….!!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a 2 hour nap".....!!

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#7 posted 04-03-2018 08:08 PM

You did a beautiful job on this router table and it will be a fine addition to your shop.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#8 posted 04-03-2018 10:00 PM

Wow, that looks great. What a great way to organize everything related to your router!

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#9 posted 04-03-2018 10:25 PM

Turned out great!

-- I could quit if I wanted

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#10 posted 04-03-2018 11:49 PM

Very nice. I like it a LOT!!

-- Jay in Pennsylvania,

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#11 posted 04-04-2018 01:03 AM

Great build. It’s great to see Norm’s projects still being built. Thanks for sharing.

-- AJ

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#12 posted 04-04-2018 01:41 AM

That is a nice looking router station!!

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

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#13 posted 04-04-2018 02:01 AM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#14 posted 04-04-2018 04:32 AM

Real beauty!...-tended to become a beast.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 04-04-2018 11:52 AM

Very nice. Nice bit collection too. How well does the dust baffle inside the motor cabinet work? I built the knock-off version of this cabinet but didn’t add the interior baffle. Maybe rethinking that….

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