I guess it is time to do some research. I am building a mobile shop cart. It is a little bigger than this one
. I plan to use it as an assembly table for building our kitchen cabinets. Other options will be to use it for other operations like a sanding station, or glue up table for projects.
So, I had this bright idea to add a router plate towards one end thus making it a router table also. I won't be building cabinets and routing at the same time so this should be a real space saver.
I don't need a lift. I will just lift the insert plate/router and all out to change bits.
Currently I have a Rockler Group A insert plate that I have been using for several years. I really don't have any complaints about it, just thought I might find a new one that has the twist lock center sections for easy insert/removal.
I have a pair of Bosch 1617 routers so that is what I will be using.
Does anyone know of a plate that has the bolt pattern and the the hole already bored for the adjustment wrench to fit through?
Budget is about $100 more or less is OK.
Ideas and advice appreciated.
OOPS! I forgot to mention this cart will have an adjustable height table ranging from about 24 inches at the lowest position to about 35 inches at the highest positon (same as my work bench/outfeed table). A scissor jack will be the tool used to raise/lower the table. :-) I am gluing up the frame now.