Table Saw / Router Cabinet Design

  • Advertise with us

« back to Designing Woodworking Projects forum

Forum topic by CLS89 posted 10-01-2020 06:37 PM 203 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View CLS89's profile


22 posts in 756 days

10-01-2020 06:37 PM

Looking to build a cabinet for my dewalt table saw. Something that also doubles as a router table. I came across this photo online. This is pretty much what I want. There are no design plans. I can re-design most of if from the photo. I just need help figuring out how the two tiers are constructed. It almost looks like the bottom tier is it’s own box and the second/top tier was screwed on with pocket screws.

3 replies so far

View Robert's profile


4051 posts in 2364 days

#1 posted 10-01-2020 06:40 PM

Probably just screwed in from the bottom.

I definitely would NOT use pocket screws if you want it to hold up.

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

View CLS89's profile


22 posts in 756 days

#2 posted 10-01-2020 06:42 PM

But if I screw in from the bottom wouldn’t I be screwing into end grain?

View CWWoodworking's profile


1092 posts in 1062 days

#3 posted 10-01-2020 07:26 PM

I would make the base and a top to sit on top. That way you can change it if you change equipment.

I’d definitely use pocket holes and it definitely wouldn’t fall apart. But there is all kinds of joinery that would be acceptable.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics