NTD - "Ultimate" Router Table

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  1. Coach56

    Coach56 One of the Boys

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    So thanks to the good folks at TDPRI I got a set of plans for a router table. This was to upgrade from the bench top Craftsman table I was using.

    I needed to modify the plans slightly so that I could use it for my Incra LS Fence system. 3/4 plywood construction, left over Oak for the doors and drawers.

    Speaking of drawers I am digging the small drawer for my guide books and templates, working out just right. I still need to figure out what I want to do with the two bottom sections, most likely drawers. Then I need to sand and paint the whole thing, but I have been using it almost daily and it is sweet. It also does double duty as an outfeed table for my contractors table saw.

    Without further ado here are some shots
     

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  2. GunsOfBrixton

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    That looks like it will do the job! Very nice indeed. Not sure it even needs the sanding and painting....
     
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    Nice job !
     
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    Nice job indeed!
     
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    That looks great, nice work!
     
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    Wow Coach, that is super deluxe, congrats.
     
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    That is awesome!
     
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    Very nice
     
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    Great job!
     
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    Love it.
     
  11. John Nicholas

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    That table is the bees knees. I want one!!

    Great job!
     
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    Great job!
     
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    Yeah, this is fantastic! Great job! One day I'll have the space to build something like this :)
     
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    Nice job! Is that a router lift or just a plate? If so, what brand?
     
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    Where did you find the plans?
     
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    Oh yeah that's awesome! That fence system is on my radar.

    Nice work!
     
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    The router is a Rigid with an above plate adjustment, not quite a lift but close enough for now. The plate is an Incra plate, if I start making any money with this thing I will buy the Incra Mast-R-Lift.
     
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    Here is a link to the plans that I started with. One of the other guys here turned me on to it. TDPRI has it all ! ! !

    http://www.crestonwood.com/router.php

    edit: I should add that I ended up lowering the unit a bit from the plans, I wanted this to be an outfeed for my table saw and the plans the way they are were too darn high :lol:
     
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    I ended up adding the Wonder Fence to what is in the pictures, it will allow me to use it as a planer/jointer so I can sell off my old Craftsman 6 1/4" unit. That will free up a lot of floor space for a one trick pony.

    Check out this video
     
  20. John Nicholas

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    Hey Coach,

    Thanks for the link to the plans!!

    Holy #### Batman, that fence is absolutely sick! I'd be able to cut straight lines and do some fancy stuff using a tool like that.

    Thanks so much for sharing the video.
     
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