Now that I am looking at the design and where you placed the t-track….Question: are you planning on standing on the end of the table when working? You might get greater stability on your work pieces by using the long side of the table.First Go at Sketchup, what a cool program!
I have always liked CAD programs but have used them very little. I was an engineering major for a short time in college and took a few technical drawing classes, which I loved. I always thought it would be neat to own some sort of CAD program but never bought one. I think it is great that Google now offers one for free! I had never heard of Sketchup before I found LumberJocks.
Anyway, I am building a new router table for my Incra fence+positioner, so I thought I would give it a go. The program was amazingly easy to use and navigate. I am still learning some of the advanced features but I am already getting pretty fast at building models.
I am glad I was able to use Sketchup for this project. I built and rebuilt the virtual model several times to find out what worked and didn't work before I came up with a final design. Normally my design would have just been sketched on a notepad. If I had done that I would have had some serious problems. Anyway, when I worked all the bugs out, the final design turned out to be almost identical to the one that "mski" posted on my Incra blog, as well as the link he referred to. (Thanks, mski.)
I guess I learned my lesson of trying to re-invent the wheel.
So here is my first Sketchup Drawing of the Router Table I plan to build:
Although now that I think of it , the table is large enough for most pieces since you will be holding the work piece on the way out of the bit.