Free Router Table Plans

Build Your Own DIY Router Table

These free router table plans will help you add an important component to your woodworking shop or garage. Whether you're looking to build a bench top or free standing router table, you'll find free plans in the list below.

Not only are these router tables a fairly quick and simple woodworking project, it will cost you a fraction of the money to build a router table than it would for you to go to the store and buy one.

All the free router table plans below have everything you need to build your router table. There are step-by-step instructions, diagrams, color photos, videos, user comments, cut lists, materials lists, and supplies lists.

After you've chosen free router table plan, be sure to check out my other free woodworking plans so you can build your own workbench, shed, or picnic table.

Ana White's Free Router Table Plan

Two pictures of a wooden router table.
Ana White

Here's a free router table plan from Ana White that makes a great looking router table with tons of storage drawers along the front, including one just for bits.

This free router table plan includes dimensions, materials, and a tools list, a cut list, general instructions, diagrams, color photos, and tips from those who have used the plan. More

Ultimate Router Table Plan from Crestonwood

A blue router table.
Val P. / Crestonwood

If you're looking to build the ultimate monster of a router table, look no further than this plan from Crestonwood that includes 40 pages of instructions and a router table gallery.

This free router table plan has cut lists, materials list, component parts in 3D, exploded assemblies, cutaways, and how-to photos. More

Wall-Mounted Router Table Plan from Rockler

Pictures of a man building and using a router table

Rockler has a free router table plan that builds a wall-mounted router table that folds right up when you're finished using it.

Three pages of free router table plans include color pictures, instructions, as well as a link to download diagrams and the materials list. More

Woodsmith Shop's Free Router Table Plan

A wooden router table.

This free router table plan will help you build a sturdy router table with your choice of an open-base or a cabinet base.

You'll find color photos, diagrams, a materials list, a cutting diagram, and step-by-step building instructions in this free router table plan. You'll even find plans at the end for making some accessories for your router table included a router bit guard and guard for freehand routing.

Note: You have to subscribe to emails at Woodsmith Shop to download this PDF file. It just requires your email address. More

Cabinetmaker's Router Table Plan from American Woodworker

Two pictures of a man building a router table
American Woodworker

Here's a free router plan that incorporates all the bells and whistles of a store bought router table and will cost you less than $200 to build it. Fences, a sturdy top, and a cabinet front are just some of the features.

Color photos, step-by-step instructions, a cut list, exploded diagrams, and cutting diagrams are all included in this free router table plan. More

Stow-and-Go Router Table Plan from Fine Woodworking

Illustration of a router table
The Taunton Press, Inc.

Here's another free router table plan from Fine Woodworking. This plan will build you a router table that has all the features you need but can easily be broken down and stored when you're not using it.

A how-to video, written instructions, and color photos will walk you through completing your project with this free router table plan. More

The Family Handyman's Router Table Plan

Picture of a router table and some of its building plans
The Family Handyman

This router table plan from The Family Handyman is moderately complex but there are lots of instructions and pictures to help you along the way.

One reason I have this router table in this list is because all the necessary tools and materials are listed out for you so that you don't have to guess or estimate what you need. More

Free Router Table Plan from Bob's Plans

Bob's Plans is a great place to go for plans and now he has created a free router table plan that will help you get the job done. The table top is 22" x 16" and 14" high. Besides the standard router table features, there's a dust collection box, a bit holder, and miter gauge slot.

Download this free router table plan and you'll get a materials list, supply list, diagrams, written directions, and patterns. More