Upgrade your Kreg router lift with a dust collection system that captures virtually all of the dust created on the router table!

Difficulty easy


Wood Products

  • 1 Sheet plywood , ⅝”x4x8

Hardware & Supplies

  • 1 Box of 1 ¼” pocket hole screws (See tools list)

Cut List & Parts

  • 1 Bottom panel , 13 ½” x 11” x ⅝”
  • 2 Side panels , 13 ½” x 10 ½” x ⅝”
  • 2 Front/back panels , 12 ¼” x 10 ½” x ⅝”


  • Watch the video

    Before attempting this project, watch the full youtube video to get a better understanding of how to complete the project. Link in Extras below.

  • Cut plywood

    Cut all pieces according to the cutlist. Note that all of the pieces on this project are made out of ⅝” plywood but you can substitute different thickness if you adjust dimensions properly.

  • Attach side, bottom, and back pieces together

    Using pocket holes, attach all of the side pieces together securely

  • Cut out a hole for the dust port

    Use a drill to drill some pilot holes in the back of the dust box, then cut out the rest of the hole using a jigsaw

  • Attach dust collection port

    After cutting out the hole in step 3, attach the dust collection port with screws or bolts to secure it to the back of the box

  • Cut door panel

    Grabbing the extra front panel that you cut earlier, cut the panel roughly in half to create a door for the dust collection box

  • Drill hinge cups

    Using the Kreg Concealed Hinge Jig, drill out cups for the concealed hinges to sit in

  • Attach door to dust box

    Once the concealed hinges are attach to the door, attach the opposite side of the hinges to the dust box to create a functional door

  • Attach dust box to router table

    With the door attached, using pocket hole screws to attach the dust collection box underneath the router table and you are done!