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Something which I tried and it works well: I fixed a very small hydrolic jack under my plunge router (fixed under table), I loosen the plunge friction lever and adjust the jack until the correct height is reached, lock it and there you are!
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That will work...

I have seen a scissor jack used before, but not hydraulic...

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Something like this?


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Yes! I just find that with the hydrolic one can make
finer adjustments with less power. Thanks gor your
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Great idea. Thanks
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I made this 'Jack' with parts from a turnbuckle for right & left hand threads. Six turns of the crank raises or lowers the router. One turn of the 3/8 threaded rod from the top fine adjusts 1/32. Using a metric threaded rod would convert to metric results per turn.

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Yohann, I do not have enough post to answer your private message.

That lift is the prototype with lots of modifications. There are no plans. I am about to build a new one with a couple changes. When I do, I will supply you plans.

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Good idea I had a old jack on the scrap pile. I will hold it in case I want to try the router jack method.
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Here is mine.
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Thanks Bob. Much appreciated!
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