Rockler router plates - Router Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-2011, 07:06 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Country: United States
First Name: N/a
Posts: 1
 
Default Rockler router plates

Does anyone know the radius of the corners of the plates made by rockler? In other words if one wanted to rout the opening in a table top with a flush trim bit what diameter would you need?
brick6363 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-2011, 07:49 PM
Registered User
 
Cochese's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Country: United States
First Name: C
Posts: 859
 
Default

For as little as it costs, and for how long you're going to be staring at the top, the $10 template is well worth the price of admission.

The 144 Workshop - Ambitious but rubbish woodworking
Cochese is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-2011, 09:31 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Country: United States
First Name: Kerry
Posts: 91
 
Default

The only plate I see on their site looks to be a 1/4" radius... if I had to guess. The Kreg and Jessem plates I have are 3/4" radius corners and they are the larger 9 1/4" x 11 3/4" variety.

I noticed the Rockler plate uses the screw in insert rings. My Kreg plate has this system and I'm not too fond of it. The Jessem and Woodpeckers twist out rings are far quicker and easier to switch out. I guess if your not using it that much its no big deal, but I switch mine out several times a day on the Jessem and dealing with those little screws on the Kreg is a PITA. Thats why they stay put and are used for one task only. I pull the whole router and plate out and switch it out with another.

Jessem makes a phenolic plate with twist out rings for the same price as the Rockler. Woodpeckers aluminum plate is a bit more but its pretty deluxe.

Just throwing out it out there. :-)
2bigfeet is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Router Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Router my way reible General Routing 21 12-08-2018 12:06 PM
Grizzly G1035 Shaper vs Router Table GAVolunteer Table-mounted Routing 11 06-30-2010 07:35 AM
Thanks for a great forum tmutchf New Member Introductions 9 03-11-2010 05:43 AM
Router table plates VS a hole in some wood? nikki1492 General Routing 17 06-15-2009 09:26 AM
40mm template guide harrysin Guide Bushings and Templates 144 02-22-2009 12:39 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome