- 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 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!