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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-19-2009, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
 
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Question Router Table Extension - Attachment and Alignment

Hi All first post looking for some ideas and opinions.

Am looking to build a DIY router extension to my Jet JPS 10 table saw. I have an offcut laminated 30mm tabletop which I plan to use for the extension plus a drop in router insert from Incra.

Was going to remove the entire right cast iron wing on the TS and insert the extension in between the rails. I have some concerns though with regards attaching the extension to the rails and the best way of going about it.

Option 1:

Create a wooden frame for the extension and attach this direct to the rails. My biggest worry here is how to go about aligning the extension to the existing TS tabletop.

Option 2:

Use some L-bar Aluminium with drilled slots to allowed for alignment. The extension will then be dropped onto the L-bar but I'll need to be routed out to accommodate the bolts that are attaching the Al to the rails.

Any other recommendations or suggestions? Opinions on the above methods?

Thanks,

Gareth
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-20-2009, 12:47 AM
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