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    Router table and drawers

    Here's some pics of the first four router table drawers.

    I will be cutting the back panel off I think, I was originally thinking a full height drawer but because of of it's narrowness it would be hard to reach in for the bits so I went for the shallow height drawer sides.

    The box joints came out pretty good I think and even though its only pine fir front and that cheap "sand" plywood the contrast looks kinda nice. I am using a tongue oil finish for the sheen. I have the second coat drying.

    various pics of the box joint.
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    The burl on the side is actually very smooth, it looks rough in the pic but it has an interesting burl happening.
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    all four drawers, I need two or three more.
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    This is the cabinet with the pine fir face frame.
    I used a Bench Dog track atached to a rabbet on the front edge and a Roussou router plate.
    I am using a Hitachi M12V router(its a sweet machine)
    (The two horizontal peices in the space for the drawers are just spacers)
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    The height of the router table will be the same as the table saw, it becomes a side 'extension' if you will.
    Last edited by Julio Navarro; 02-08-2007 at 06:03 PM.

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