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Old 04-28-2009, 10:40 PM   #1
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Router Table Plans

I don't do much routing but occasionally I need to pull out the routers. I would like to build a router table but since I haven't used a table much I don't really know what plan is good or what features I should include. I would like this to be portable and budget friendly since I won't use it that much but also want something that can do a variety of things when I need a router table. Does anyone have any plans that they can share or pics of a nice homebuilt router table? Thanks for the help
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Old 04-29-2009, 05:55 AM   #2
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Re: Router Table Plans

There's a good one at Fine Woodworking. Google Fine Woodworking and Rock Solid router table, it should come up.

I used that design for the top and altered it a bit for the base: shorter, detachable legs and base to make it portable. Also put a handhold on the bottom side of the top to ease carrying.

It's now sturdy and maneuverable. I like it.

Served me nicely so far. Better than the little mini tables PC, Bosch and all the others sell.


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Re: Router Table Plans

If you aren't using it much or you need to transport it around, then I would purchase a pre-built collapsible table.

You'd be hard pressed to make a table better than this one that is collapsible, easy to store, with decent features for $200. However may need to fasten it down when using.

Larger variations are also available out there.
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