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Old 03-06-2008, 03:13 PM  
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Default Router table for Milwaukee 5615


I have a Milwaukee fixed-base router model 5615. I'd like to buy or build a router table for it.

Anyone have experience with router tables? I don't have a lot to spend...probably $150 max. Can I buy anything quality for that much that will fit my Milwaukee?

I'm hoping to make my own basement window sashes. I have procured a source for custom-size insulated glass units, so now I just need to make my own sashes. I'm confident on the rabbet cut to inset the IGU, but unsure about joining the sash corners...and figured a mortising bit would be the best way using a router.

Any suggestions here?


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Old 03-06-2008, 08:11 PM  
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When I built my table it was out of melamine (plastic coated) particleboard. Basically what a lot of cabinets are made from. I used a white 4x8 sheet. $60.00
I cut the sheet to a 2x6 table and made a plywood brace under each side to keep it flat. Then I drilled a hole for my router and screwed it to the underside. For a fence I use a scrap piece of the melamine shaped like an L and some clamps. This is the type the pro's actually use. My friends all own shops with this style in them.
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Hello Quattro... I saw your post but couldnt find the plans for my table. Ran across them today... This is a set of complete plans with step-by-step directions to build a very nice and very functional router table.
I will scan the plans and send them to you if you wish. The plans were developed by Woodsmith many years ago. They have a web site you can look at to get a feel of the quality they offer. Just do a Google search.
Let me know if you would like a copy of these... PM me here or e-mail me at I will scan and send to you.... Plans are 6 pages.
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I've just about completed my router cabinet. Cost was pretty high I figure around $250.00. And I had left over plywood for the carcass. The plate, top and some hardware was all I needed to purchase.
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