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Building a router table Do I need a miter track in the top??? Pros and Cons Also probably going to build Creston wood table but keep getting knocked off because of Trojan virus thanks Haze5
 

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Building a router table
Do I need a miter track in the top???
Pros and Cons

Also probably going to build Creston wood table but keep getting knocked off because of Trojan virus thanks Haze5
no cons that come to mind..
but come feather boards, miter gauges and sleds you'll be very thankful

yes...
you might want to cruise this forum..


all of the Creston sites and redirects are infected...
Malwarebytes caught it in time..
you could have mentioned which site(s) were/are poison..
 
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Building a router table
Do I need a miter track in the top???
Pros and Cons

Also probably going to build Creston wood table but keep getting knocked off because of Trojan virus thanks Haze5
no cons that come to mind..
but come feather boards, miter gauges and sleds you'll be very thankful
from the images (even those are infected) I found that it appears to be a modified version of a Norm Abrams table..
here's a modified version of both of them...

yes...
you might want to cruise this forum..
Here's another Forum you might want to look into..


all of the Creston sites and redirects are infected...
Malwarebytes caught it in time..
you could have mentioned which site(s) were/are poison..


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No track in my table. Sometimes, I wish for one. But, work arounds are pretty simple. My RT is an extension of the TS and both share the same fence.
 

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For what I do, don't need tracks, or a fence. However, a future project WILL require a fence - but a piece of 2X4 clamped down, with a small cutout for the bit, will answer all my needs.
 

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if yur gonna be that way about Herb...

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My last table had them, the new table doesn't and I haven't missed them so far. Old table had the fence tighten down on t tracks. This one just clamps to the edges of the table like the Router Workshop did on their show. I don't have a preference for either but the old fence on tracks did loosen off on me a couple of times and the clamps never have.
 
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A really late reply but I do have the plans that were downloaded a few years back and I built this for myself. One of my best projects as far as usefulness. I did make a few changes to suite my needs but generally the same plan. If you can't get the plans let me know and I'll see what I can do. I have both the PDF file and the SketchUp plans. About 4.5 MBs zipped.
 

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A really late reply but I do have the plans that were downloaded a few years back and I built this for myself. One of my best projects as far as usefulness. I did make a few changes to suite my needs but generally the same plan. If you can't get the plans let me know and I'll see what I can do. I have both the PDF file and the SketchUp plans. About 4.5 MBs zipped.
I'd like to see the plans..
what do we need to do???
 

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certainly did...
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Definitely tracks on both the table and fence for your feather boards and without feather boards you risk ruining your work when it gets away from the bit. This is very easy to do on long boards. As far as a miter track, I only use mine when doing rail and stile work but that's enough reason to have one. You should get the combo track.
 

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I cheated on my build as I wanted a phenolic top so I built the cabinet and drawers and bought/installed the Woodpecker top with the Super fence. I got a great deal on it back a few years ago so I went for it. While I haven't used the track much yet I'm glad it's there because I can certainly see a use/need. I mean the set came with 4 feather boards to work in the tracks so there's clearly a great use both for holding down and towards the fence.
 
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