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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-29-2012, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
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Hello all, I am am fairly new to woodworking and routing. I have a few questions that I would like to ask of all the experienced woodworkers on this forum.
I have a router,Triton 3 1/4 hp, mounted in a Ryobi benchtop table. I haven't used it much, but when I did use it, I am very happy with it. I want to build myself a table base on casters, and then purchase a professional top and dedicate the Triton to the table. I also want to purchase a 2 1/4 or 2 1/2 hp router for dedicated handheld use. I am asking for input on the best router table top and the best 2 1/4hp router for my needs. I do not have a strict budget, but would like to get the best bang for my buck. I also don't want to regret my purchase after the fact, and am not sure what my uses will eventuallu be for my routing, so I will need something that will allow me to do the most. At this time, my plans are to build guitars and speaker cabinets.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-29-2012, 01:27 PM Thread Starter
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Oh, i am interested in either Bosch, Milwalkee, or Porter Cable routers. And I would loce to see any plans for building the stand for the router table top.
Thanks again.
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Welcome, all 3 mentioned are good routers, I have Porter Cable (2) and a Ridgid trim router. No problems with these either. Good luck in whichever You choose

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-29-2012, 05:32 PM
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Greetings James,

Welcome to The Router Forums.

There are many threads here that deal with building router tables.

Wanted! pictures of your Router Table is a huge thread that took me days to read. Packed full of info about a huge variety of table types, it is a great place to figure out which features make a difference to you and the kind of routing you want to do.

Thank you for taking the time to join up and introduce yourself.
This is a great place to exchange ideas and information on how to get the most out of your router!

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