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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-06-2009, 10:16 PM Thread Starter
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I am in process of purchasing in my first professional level router table system. Although I'm not a complete novice to routing or shaping, in fact I own a 3hp industrial (shaper), but I need some advice on the best table, lift, fence, etc., to make it all happen. I like to buy tools once so if you have any sage advice on buying "right the first time", I'm all ears. I thank you in advance for your help.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-06-2009, 11:43 PM
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Buying a steel top set up might not be a bad idea.
Bench dog makes a fine one but they are pricey.

Of all I have seen I think if I had the money I would buy either a Bench dog complete set up, or the Rockler Master top with R series accessories and a master lift.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-07-2009, 12:11 AM
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I am looking forward to upgrading my current table. You might want to consider making your own table, it would be easier on the pocketbook, you would learn a lot and you could customize to your needs.

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Bill... +1 on making your own. The attached thread will show you what some of us have done. You can pick the features you like and ignore the rest. <g>

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