Building the Horizontal Router Table

With a bit of careful layout work, this rig will come together easily. Before you start, make sure you have all of the materials specified by the Cutting List, especially the

HORIZONTAL

TOP VIEW

router table plan views

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FRONT VIEW Pivot knob

Swing arm

Carriage bolt levelers

Support shelf

Support panel

Horizontal Router Table

FRONT VIEW Pivot knob

Swing arm

Carriage bolt levelers

Support shelf

Support panel

Support shelf

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Horizontal Router

swing arm layout

Router Trammel Pivot

A. With router and trammel baseplate, make an opening the size of your router's base in the thicker ply of the swing arm. Position it as shown.

End of curved slot

I8/2"

Clue up the plies, and apply the plastic laminate. Then lay out three key elements on the swing arm blank:

1. The pivot hole location

2. The angled bottom edge

3. The end line for the curved slot swing arm layout

Line of bottom edge

With router and trammel, rout the curved slot and the arm's curved front edge. Cut the arm's angled bottom edge.

Pivot hole

hardware.At least one of the hardware items, the jackscrew, you are unlikely to find in your loeal hardware store. Order the oddball parts from the recommended source, and when you have everything in hand, set to work.

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There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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