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I received my Oak Park fence spacers to make finger joints. I got all three because the sale price was very reasonable. They appear to be a bargain and well made.

I want to make a small dedicated router table for these jigs. My question is what is the best way to mount a router to a router table. Buy a template from Rockler and use a Rockler plate? Other ideas?

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If I hadn't made the one I did I would have used a Rockler one most likely. I like the Rockler stuff. I did build a mini table using the OP 7 inch plate and I stuck the little Bosch Colt in it. A lot of guy recommend the Rosseau (sp) plate as well. I would just make it no bigger than you have to if it is dedicated for the box joint jigs. Make it so it stores where you have room!

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I received my Oak Park fence spacers to make finger joints. I got all three because the sale price was very reasonable. They appear to be a bargain and well made.

I want to make a small dedicated router table for these jigs. My question is what is the best way to mount a router to a router table. Buy a template from Rockler and use a Rockler plate? Other ideas?

Thanks as usual.

Steve Bolton

Steve,

The Oak Park Spacer Fences are so easy to mount to ANY router table, it really doesn't make much sense to dedicate ONE table to them...

You can have a Super Duper Fancy router table that can do everything & anything imaginable... AND the Spacer Fences could easily be mounted to them and work beautifully!

So, I would suggest making your router table for the overall objective you want from it & Just Do It... then, simply clamp the space fences on, test cut the 3/8 fence, and drill the holes required to mount them, and be done with it.

I agree with you in that you got the best buy, on sale, got all three, and know they're well made.

I LOVE them... best jigs I ever did buy!


Good luck.

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If you do really want a separate table, Rockler has a benchtop table on sale. http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?Offerings_ID=6565 Your Oak-Park jigs should fit just fine. -Derek
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If you do really want a separate table, Rockler has a benchtop table on sale. http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?Offerings_ID=6565 Your Oak-Park jigs should fit just fine. -Derek
I agree 100%

... and that table on Sale for $60... Hard to beat!

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