Mike Wilson

Atlanta, Georgia

The stand has six four inch drawers on one side and open shelves on the other and is mounted on casters.  For dust collection I incorporated a heavy curtain on each side which attaches to the rails with Velcro strips.  When used for large parts they may be flipped down out of the way.  I use a 4 to 2 1/2 inch converter on the dust port allowing a 4 inch connection to the dust collection system, works much better than using a small hose.  This method also allows the router to be fully plunged.

The drawer design has the sides extended 11/2 inches allowing the drawer to be fully opened without falling out.  There are no fancy drawer glides just a wood runner dadoed into the cabinet sides.  The drawers have 1/4" dados on all four sides of the interior to allow dividers to be inserted.

I had thought about putting a dust port into the dust bin area but depending on where you are at with the router most of the dust would miss the hole.  I just use the hose when I'm done to clean out the bin.

Note. I like the way the drawers are recessed to reduce the amount of dust that will get in them. Also makes an interesting looking and very functional drawer front. Art

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Last modified: February 19, 2008