A SHOP-BUILT ROUTER TABLE

ANATOMY OF A SHOP-BUILT ROUTER TABLE

Table insert (page 37)

Made of /*- or %-inch – thick acrylic plastic. Has three holes for mounting router base plate; sits in rabbet in top and fastened to cleats attached to underside of top

Table base

Made from 2-by-4 stock, featuring four legs, rails, and stretchers; assembled with simple joinery reinforced by screws.

Build to suggested dimensions, adapting elements for comfort and convenience