Router Table Fence Adjuster

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Project by FarmGopher posted 02-26-2014 07:48 PM 5251 views 12 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a fence adjustment jig I made for my router table. It is similar to the original INCRA jig, but this one slides on two rails instead of a set of notches, which technically makes it infinitely adjustable. The wood rails are glued to the bottom board but not the top. Since these pictures were taken I have attached a ruler and a gauge to the side so that I can make more accurate of adjustments. I made it because I find adjusting a router fence extremely annoying and difficult, especially if the fence must be parallel to the miter track. Building the jig myself saved a lot of money compared to the store model and still works quite well. The jig is made of maple and jig parts from r*ckler and the fence and tabletop are from there also. I made an additional jig to allow for dusk collection from the top. Thanks

-- Matt

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#1 posted 02-27-2014 03:44 AM

nicely done .
would love to see more details as I have an Incra jig but wish it was more stable?
TNX for sharing

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#2 posted 02-27-2014 06:47 AM

Cool design nice work.


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#3 posted 02-27-2014 07:41 AM

Great looking jig, though I would get my Chop saw blade sharpened If I were you. The ends of those boards are mega-burned! I like how you made wooden “ways”. A cool feature you could add would be a micro-adjust knob. There’s a million ways to get that done, but you look like you have the talent to make that happen.
Thanks for sharing

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#4 posted 02-27-2014 08:07 PM

Oooh nice! Might have to try something like that. +1 on the micro adjust, and some sort of stops for repeatability?

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#5 posted 03-02-2014 03:30 PM

I’ve been looking at the Incra jig, but I build most of my own also. This is the one I’ll go with!! Thanks for the post. A stop and micro-adjuster is a must on such a fine piece.
Great work!!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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