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Default GIVEAWAY: Triton Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router TRA001



We are so excited to announce that we have partnered with Triton Tools to giveaway a Triton Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router TRA001!

To enter, simply reply to this thread with your response to the following question.

What tips would you offer to people just getting started with woodworking?

On March 1, 2017 we will do random drawings from the responses in this thread to select the winner.

Added Note: Responses to this thread should be limited to entering the giveaway by responding to the posted question.

Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router 2400W / 3-1/4hp

Powerful 2400W / 3-1/4hp electronically controlled motor. Single spanner ‘above table’ cutter changing. Automatic shaft lock and power lock-off during cutter change mode. Fast plunge depth adjustment with winder handle and fine depth adjustment with micro winder. Quick switching to conventional plunge mode. Removable plunge spring for easy lifting and adjustment. Effective dust port.

Triton Dual Mode Precision Plunge Router TRA001

  • 1/2" and 1/4" collet for a greater range of bit fitment
  • 3-1/4hp / 15A motor provides enough power for even the toughest timbers
  • Automatic spindle lock engages only when power switch cover is closed
  • Soft start and variable speed provides the perfect speed for all cutter types
  • Single button switches from plunge to fixed based router with rack and pinion adjustment
  • Micro winder enables continuous fine depth adjustment through the full plunge range
  • Rack and pinion height adjustment and table winder eliminates the need for expensive lifting mechanisms when used with router tables
  • Electronic speed control ensures a fine finish on all materials
  • Removable plunge spring for easy bit adjustment when table mounted
  • 3-stage turret with direct reading scales for precise pre-set cut depths
  • Fully enclosed guarding provides maximum protection from the cut zone and assists dust extraction
  • Multi-function fence provides optimum control for hand-held use and circle cutting
  • Quick-fit pins for fast fitment and removal from the fence and RTA300 Router Table
  • Side air vents reduce intake of dust into the motor casing when mounted upside-down in a router table
  • Excellent dust extraction for a cleaner, safer working environment
  • Easy access brushes allows the end user to change worn brushes
  • Single wrench bit change through the base is achieved with the automatic spindle lock
  • Safety Switch Shutter locks closed in bit-change mode to prevent router being switched on


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Decide what you want to build, then plan the steps required to build these pieces, then get the tools to perform those tasks efficiently! Take your time and enjoy, ( work safely)
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Dry fit all glue joints before putting glue on them. If clamping is going to be complicated then test all the clamp positions before putting glue on the joints.

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Read, understand, and follow the operating instructions for each power tool that you use.
Measure twice, cut once.
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Take the router out of the box (first step).Always cut end grain first. Start with a shallow setting for any router bit being used, then gradually increase the depth of cut until desired depth of cut is achieved. Material such as oak,maple (hard woods) may need a micro cut near end of desired setting to remove any burn marks that might appear. Happy routing.
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The main difference between a novice and an expert is that an expert knows how to fix the mistakes so that they don't show. That knowledge usually comes from trying and failing and figuring out how to fix it so that you don't have to start over.

Someone I consider a master woodworker once told me that a master woodworker is not someone who never makes mistakes. He is someone who is able to cover them up so that no one can tell.
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As a hobbyist, I like to try a new technique on each project--keeps me moving forward, and gives me additional tools for later projects.

Safety starts with how we dress for the session--avoid loose-fitting clothing and open front shirts/vests, especially when using a power tool.

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Always practice safe woodworking practices. Safety glasses, hearing protection, push blocks, dust mask are all a must IMHO.
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