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Thread: Horizontal Router Table

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Farmersville, OH (Near Dayton)

    Horizontal Router Table

    What do you think of them vs. a vertical.

    Specifically MLCS's

  2. #2
    I made this one a few years ago, works great and was cheap to build. There are many operations that are easier and in my opinion safer to make on a vertical table such as mortising and such.
    If at first you don't succeed, look in the trash for the instructions.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Sumter, SC
    I had a special horizontal table made several years ago to use with longer router bits and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. I have one of the baby stockfeeders mounted on the table and use it for a lot of molding work.

    In my opinion, a horizontal table is in addition to a regular router table as opposed to a replacement for a normal router table.


  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    SE PA - Central Bucks County
    I agree with Burt...horizontal is nice, but it's more of a specialty setup.

    The most expensive tool is the one you buy "cheaply" and often...

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Byron, IL
    You could always make your own.

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