Easy Shop Table III

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Project by Lockwatcher posted 04-08-2011 03:56 AM 24935 views 41 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finsihed building my last (?) shop table (at least for a little while).

This table was built using re-dimensioned construction lumber from the big box store. Price for building the table was only about $24 (without casters). The casters were expensive, as they both lock the wheel and the pivot point. This makes the table very stable.

As you can see, I built this one for my new Dewalt Planer.

The complete blog with instructions can be found here: Easy Shop Table

Hope you like it!

Ken C.

-- Lockwatcher, Ohio,

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#1 posted 04-08-2011 04:32 AM

nice table , that should be my next project

-- rick

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#2 posted 04-08-2011 02:00 PM

Nice job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 04-08-2011 03:08 PM

Nice, looks very sturdy. Should have no problem holding your planer.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 10-07-2013 02:59 PM

Thats it, I’m going to make some of these.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#5 posted 05-12-2014 02:34 AM

I just finished assembly of this table today for my new Makita 2012NB Planer. I still have to install the MDF insert top and bottom. Thanks for the step by step. I followed them exactly as you instructed. I can already see where I will be needing a few more like this for my shop.

-- "To each is own"

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#6 posted 05-12-2014 09:43 AM

Glad to see you were able to put my plans to work. These have been great tables, use them almost everyday. As you have noticed, they are strong as an ox. Please post a picture when you have a chance!

Ken C. / Lockwatcher

-- Lockwatcher, Ohio,

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#7 posted 05-12-2014 02:30 PM

That will be a great addition to your shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 05-12-2014 02:38 PM

Good idea that will really come in handy ,nice build,


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