Save TONS of valuable space in your shop by inserting a router lift into the extension wing of your table saw

Difficulty easy


Kreg Tools

Other Tools

  • Precision miter gauge
    Precision miter gauge
  • Table saw
    Table saw
  • Impact driver
    Impact driver
  • drill


Wood Products

  • 1 Sheet plywood , ¾’ x 4 x 8

Hardware & Supplies

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

Cut List & Parts

  • 1 Top panel , 27 1/16” x 30”
  • 2 Long sides , 2” x 28 1/12”
  • 2 Short sides , 2” x 27 1/16”
  • 1 Note - these sizes may change with the size of your table saw, as all table saws are different.


  • Cut plywood

    Cut all pieces according to the cutlist. Note that all of the pieces on this project are made out of ¾” plywood.

  • Attach side pieces together

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

  • Attach side assembly to top

    Using pocket holes, attach the side assembly to the top.

  • Cut out router plate

    After determining where you want the router plate, cut out the shape with a jigsaw.

  • Attach router plate levelers

    Secure router plate levelers to the bottom of the router table to ensure router is secure.

  • Apply durable finish

    Apply a durable finish like epoxy or polyurethane to help protect the router table from bumps and bruises over time.

  • Wax table

    To ensure that pieces slide nicely on the router table, apply a simple wax coating and you are finished!