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Router

Shop-Built 3-in-1 Compact Router Table

A palm router packs a big punch into a compact size. This makes it easy to use and gives you more control and great visibility. But sometimes it’s easier, and safer, to bring the workpiece to the router. So we gave our palm router an upgrade and built the multitool you see here.

Easier Stopped Grooves

Doing stopped cuts on the router table is a great way to cut the concealed grooves that hold box bottoms. But lowering a board on a spinning router bit has always made me nervous. So I came up with a process that I’m more comfortable with.

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Drill Press

Shop-Made Drill Press Table Add-ons

John concludes his drill press table build by sharing a few add-ons that can make your time at the drill press easier. This handful of accessories are useful on any drill press table that you have.

Handy Drill Press Hold-Downs

These shop-made hold-downs are custom fit to the slots of your drill press table. Two of these clamps will cover all your needs.