Get that bench top router off my bench!

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Project by hotncold posted 03-12-2014 12:40 AM 2298 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’d really like to have a stand alone router table but for now, I use a bench top (like most of my tools). Still, having a place for all of your bits, extensions, extra routers, guides, etc. would be nice. My little Bench Dog cabinet needed a home away from my bench top.
This cabinet is made from 3/4” plywood with an MDF top capped with a piece of 1/4” hardboard. I trimmed the raw plywood edges with strips of poplar.
The two small drawers are now home for my 1/4” and 1/2” bits. The large lower drawer holds my plunge router and other accessories.
After it was finished, I’m not in a real rush to build another “stand alone” cabinet…for now.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#1 posted 03-12-2014 01:47 AM

Very nice indeed.

-- Steve - Front Royal, VA

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#2 posted 03-12-2014 09:43 AM

Well done. Never enough storage….. Should serve you well

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 03-12-2014 11:36 PM

That’s a good-en.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#4 posted 03-19-2014 02:27 PM

Looks good and well made. Very nice drawers for additional storage, useful project for the shop. Great job!

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