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The Ultimate Router Table

author-gravatar Sean Aug 02, 2019

In today's build video I’m going to show you how to build the ultimate router table. It features plenty of storage with 2 deep drawers, a couple of slide-out trays with space under them for more of your router gear. The cast iron top is a beast and the router lift with its two-speed lift mechanism is going to dial in your cuts perfectly and the fence has the features to keep your shop clean and router cutting straight.

To make this cabinet I used one full sheet of 3/4” cherry plywood, a small portion of 3/4” baltic birch for the drawer boxes and a small portion of 1/4” baltic birch for the drawer bottoms. But 90% of the build will be the one full sheet of cherry ply. The cast iron top, pro router lift, and pro fence were provided to me by Rockler Woodworking.

Products Used: (Affiliate links below help support this channel)

Rockler pro lift (make sure your lift fits your router table!)
Rockler pro fence
Rockler cast iron top
Rockler right angle clamps
Rockler hinge location jig it
Right angle clamp accessories
Armor Tool pocket hole jig
Pocket hole screws for 3/4 plywood
Fastcap flush-cut trimmers
edge trimmer (not the best solution as I do often get tear out)
ink roller or the fast cap roller
edge banding
Makita track saw
Festool sander
Bosch drill
Countersink bit (expensive but so worth it!)

Drawer slides (These aren't the exact ones I used, but very similar and should work just fine)
Middle Door Hinges
Zero Protrusion Hinges:
Hinge Mounting Plate (works for both hinge types)
Wipe on poly satin
Flange DC Part
Y-Fitting DC Part
2.5" Hose Clamp
2.5" Hose
Kreg hardware jig
Kreg Hinge Jig
Kreg Face Clamp

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Photo of The Ultimate Router Table
Photo of The Ultimate Router Table
Photo of The Ultimate Router Table
Photo of The Ultimate Router Table


You mentioned a few sketchup plan. Is that still available? Excellent work! Thanks.

Beautifully done great design.

Where do we find the SketchUp plans?

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