Build Your Own Shaper and Router Table

These plans are for a homemade router table for shaping wood.

With this shaper set up you're ready for all kinds of work. You'll be independent of the limitations of stock moldings. With an assortment of cutters you can make practically any molded shape you may require in only a few minutes times.

The stand is a very simple one, made from angle iron. However the top requires more work. It should be made of strips of hardwood glued together and drawn tight with iron rods threaded at both ends for a nut and washer. For accurate work, it's essential that the table top be surfaced smoth and flat on both sides. Finish it with shellac.

The motor can be a 1/4 hp for most work.

How to Build a Routing Table


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