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Projects – Router table – Part 5

I’ve made no real progress since Part 4, but I managed to get half an hour in the workshop earlier and did a bit more mocking up. I want to keep the structure below the table as simple as possible, … Continue reading

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Projects – Router table – Part 4

Continued from Part 3. I reckon I’ll need about a 14cm bolt to hold the two halves of the clamp together around the router, so I went to Wickes after dinner and bought a selection of threaded rod, some self … Continue reading

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Projects – Router table – Part 3

Continued from Part 2. Now I have a circle cutting base for my router I no longer have any excuse for inactivity on this project! I chose a nice thick pine board and marked the center point for the circle … Continue reading

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Projects – Circle Cutting Router Base – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 Having escaped from Colditz the garage and had a break, I returned to work on the circle cutting base. I took the knob and tote off a Draper plane that I don’t use anymore since I … Continue reading

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Projects – Circle Cutting Router Base – Part 1

To progress my plans to build a router table I need to cut a circular hole to clamp the body of the router in. The diameter of the hole required is quite a bit bigger than that of any of … Continue reading

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Special Delivery

A while ago Olly was selling some of his unwanted tools, so I bought his Hitachi C9U2 circular saw, complete with various blades and spares for a very fair £90. I’ve been lusting after various Hitachi saws for a while … Continue reading

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Projects – Bench drill base – Part 2

Following on from Part 1 This morning I took delivery of two 4′ by 8′ sheets of Birch plywood, one 12mm and the other 18mm. The local supplier delivered them free and ripped them in half for me, which slightly … Continue reading

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