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02-13-2011 02:28 AM
jw2170 G'day Robert

Welcome to the router forum.

Thank you for joining us
02-12-2011 08:50 PM
xplorx4 Greetings Robert and welcome to the router forum. Thank you for joining us, and remember to have fun, build well and above all be safe.
02-12-2011 03:20 PM
Ralph Barker The "optimum" choice of a router depends on what you'll be doing with it, and how often. Less expensive routers may suffice for occasional light-duty applications, and, as such, may represent a good value proposition. Better brands (translated as more expensive) will generally last longer, however, particularly if used frequently.

Most of us here are frequent router users, and generally lean toward the better brands as a result. I like the Porter Cable brand (purchased at an industrial tool supplier, not a home-improvement store), but others have their favorites which differ.

Among the smaller routers, the Craftsman dual-base kit has received good comments here.
02-12-2011 08:39 AM
Doc bob
Searching for a new router

I like to build lawn furniture, but this year I'm going to make a couple of TV stand and book case. What I'm looking for is a new router. I've looked at all of the lower end ones and some more expensive one.
Dos anyone have any advice on the following Master Mechanic plunge router, Harbor Freight [?] or skil

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