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  1. General Routing
    Hi all! New to the forum. I have a new Bosch router and have used it pretty heavily in my table attached to my table saw. The last couple of days it 'misses'. It turs on and in the middle of a board it cuts of and on and off. I suspect it has dust buildup so I'll clean it first. I bought...
  2. Starting Off
    This question is open to all who can help me out. I have a Wolfcraft table and a Bosch 1617 EVS router. ( The plate is about 3/4" thickness) When I install a bit it doesn't extend above the table far enough. I was told that I could put a 1/2" dowel and a 1/2" rubber grommet to raise the bit up...
  3. Show N' Tell
    Good Day Members, Finished a solid North American Black Walnut Toilet Paper Holder. Used a Freud Roman Ogee bit 38-104, with my Bosch 1617EVS. Results were good. Dowel pins & glue were used to connect the arms. Finishing was performed with Watco Natural Oil. See photos. Your advice will be...
  4. Woodworking Articles
    This is just a quick review of how to take apart a Bosch 1617EVS For needed repairs. You will need a 2.5mm Hex wrench to remove the top case of the router. If you need to replace the brushes you will also need a pair of needle-nose pliers. If you need to replace the brush holders you will...
  5. Table-mounted Routing
    Hi, I just bought a Bosch 1617EVS with the RA1165 router table mount. I have a Craftsman router table - cabinet type. The mounting plate is 7" X 8". I have mounted a Craftsman and a Skill router with no issues. The Bosch mounting holes do not match up. I can't afford a new table right now. Any...
  6. New Member Introductions
    I have a Bosch 1617EVS router motor that I use in my router table, as well as a in a fixed and plunge base. I have had it for about 2 1/2 years, and use it an average of about 2 hours per week. About 6 months ago the bearings started getting noisy and the shaft felt a little rough to turn...
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