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Derek Lane15/01/2010 18:54:02
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Does not look like a lot done but since last photo''s have routed out more partitions and glued main carcass.
 
Also spent the last couple of days gluing and cutting the top to size.
 
Next job cut out insert recess and the fence tracks
Sparky15/01/2010 19:45:18
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Looking good Derek.
 
Nice thick top to take the mitre track
 
Should be up and working by next weekend the way your going!
 
Well done so far.
 
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What are your plans for dust collection?
Derek Lane17/01/2010 00:11:42
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Should be finished as you say or close to working by then
 
 
Roger
 
Dust extraction will run behind the cupboard on the right as this does not go full depth of the unit. I have plenty of room to drill for pipe work after the main construction
Doug22/01/2010 08:55:26
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Any more progress Derek?
 
It`s looking  substantial  already, so vibration shouldn`t be a worry.
 
 
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Derek Lane22/01/2010 17:34:50
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Yes Baz put this photo on earlier
 

Top draw has to be made,cupboard door needs hinges also main door for router compartment to be made along with the fence and extraction.
Most of the hold up is waiting for the glue to dry. I try to glue up last thing but as always it doesn't work out that way
Doug22/01/2010 19:15:13
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That`s looking really good Derek.
 
Glad to see you`ve gone for the no voltage release switch.
 
Keep up the good work  .
 
 
Baz  
Sparky23/01/2010 03:16:22
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That's great Derek.
 I bet you cant wait to use it.
It certainly looks a very strong unit.
Well done so far........
 
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Derek Lane23/01/2010 19:27:01
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Thanks Baz and Sparky
 
The No Volt switch came off an old Clarkes Table saw that had a motor blow on it.
 
 Yes it is getting close to finished now already have a job for it
 
Did not do any thing  today as I am felling very tired not worth the risk of using sharp and spinning machines
Olly Parry-Jones23/01/2010 19:39:14
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That's coming along very well, Derek.
 
If you haven't done so already, I'd consider easing off (chamfer or small round-over) the edges of your top. Those edges can be surprisingly sharp and, believe it or not, they can prevent a longer length of timber from moving smoothly across the top. I'd also advise you knock of the four sharp corners - another potential hazard within a confined workshop!
Derek Lane23/01/2010 19:49:14
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That is on a to do list. I have left them as clean cut edges (knocked off with a little sand paper because it cuts like hell and don't I know I have the scars)  until I have finished puting the track in and the fence fitting, so as to give me a clear edge to measure from.
 
Thanks for the advice all he same

Edited By Derek Lane on 23/01/2010 19:49:42

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Derek
 
I dont know if you have considered this. I built my Router table based on the same design.
I have put a 13 amp socket on the inside of the Router compartment. I used a nonswitched one as the zero volt switch removes the power. I cant remember what the NYW design showed.
 
Rog
Toothy24/01/2010 16:05:12
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Derek
 
There are times I wish I had gone in for cabinet making instead of carving when I see items like this. Can't wait to see the finished product and how well it works. Thanks for showing us the progress reports.
 
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The Design is a very good one I can vouch for it. It will work well.
 
Rog
Derek Lane24/01/2010 18:12:36
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There will be a socket in the compartment directly behind the switch. The top can be lifted off and is held in place by 4 blocks on the under side.
 
Also there is a small notch on the side so that when not in use the compartment behind the switch becomes a storage place for the cable and plug.
 
 All that will show is a small loop of cable
 
Toothy
 
Still more to do. Must get the channel ordered for the mitre fence. At present I am using a cheap metal router table with a router that is only capable of taking  1/4" bits

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