On Tue, 13 Sep 2005 10:00:59 +1000, "(Just) Allan"
that is all there is to your (and my) first one.
you'll use it for a while and figure out what features you really
need. then you'll build the next one. having the first one will make
it easier to build the second one, and so on.
if you do it like I do, you'll spend approximately nothing doing it-
it's all shop scraps and your time.
it's not uncommon for me to build a one off quickie router table for
some specific purpose. usually I'll keep them around for a while until
I figure out what does and doesn't work about them, then use the good
features in the next one. there's no clear line between router "table"
and router "jig" in my shop.
if you go out and spend gobs o dough on a fancy store bought one,
you'll be way less willing to go ahead and drill holes in it, cut a
little off of the end or take the time to learn how to build an
accurate fance, for instance. and the fancy one in the end won't be a
bit more accurate than the one you make.
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