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  1. Starting Off
    hi! As a beginner woodworker I'm about to purchase my first router and I'd really love some advice since I cant find many good reviews from them. I'll be using it as a hobbyist, mostly for making household items, some of them from hardwood. My budget is at most ~300 EUR, but I'd really like to...
  2. General Routing
    Hi forum, I purchased a used Makita RP1800 which looks in decent condition but when you lift it up after plunging it comes right off the posts, exposing the springs. Is this supposed to happen? I can't see any limiter or anything obviously broken. Cheers
  3. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    I recently purchased a router and put 1/4 bit into and used it once. I then took the bit out and when I went back to use another bit the collet will not loosen far enough for it to fit anymore. Any help?
  4. Table-mounted Routing
    Hello. I wanna make the router table. I have a makita 0700c router. and I'm looking for router lift especially jessem. what jessem will fit with a makita 0700c?
  5. Makita
    This is the "South African" version. 220V.
  6. Tools and Woodworking
    Hi everybody! Has somebody used the Makita LB 1200 F bandsaw? Ive been thinking of buying a deasent bandsaw and Im not particulary interested in machines made in PRC. Oh shure I have some power handtools from china but a bandsaw is different. It should cut 6-8" and it should have power 0.75-1.0kW.
  7. General Routing
    I recently picked up a brand new Makita 3600br. Still in box and wondering what these cost. I cannot find any info on it. Someone, please help me out
  8. Guide Bushings and Templates
    Hi all, Does anybody know where I can order template guides (imperial or metric) for my Makita RT0700 Router? Otherwise I'm stuck with 9.82mm pressed steel one that was included with the router. Makita (Australia) only offer the one template guide that's included with the router (p/n...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I have a router Makita 3612 BR with several bits it is a 1/4 model 240 volts 1600 watts rpm 23000/min. Have never done anything with it. Appears almost new. Never done any routing so complete novice. Have experience working with circular saws,table logging saws, rise and fall. Love working...
  10. General Routing
    I'm looking for a router for my table - my Freud crashed, and I want a 'simple' machine to replace it. No variable speed (I will get an external speed control), no soft start (external speed controls don't work with them). And both 1/2" and 1/4" collets. I'm not hung up on 3 1/4 hp, but I do...
  11. General Routing
    I need to buy a more powerful router and have narrowed my choice down to either the DeWalt 625EK or the Makita 3616C. These seem to be popular routers. Has anyone had any experience with them and if so which one would they recommend? Thanks in advance.
  12. General Routing
    Just wondering if anybody has bought and used one of these new Makitas, which seem to offer all sorts of wonderful possibilities and things to play with? I'm sorely tempted but I'd like to read honest reviews first. JC
  13. Portable Routing
    Anyone seen the new Makita RT0700CX3? It's selling for around $230, with a plunge base plus tilt, offset base and dust collection shrouds. It looks like it will give the new Dewalt DWP611PK and the Bosch Colt a run for the money. I like Makita products, but since I already own the Colt I am...
  14. General Routing
    So I gave up on the Elu96e for now and got myself a DeWalt DW622k for a job that I need to finish this week. But I have a quick question, does anyone have or use a Makita RP2301 Router? I'm trying to find out if it has the same size rods and and distance between centres as the DW622k so I can...
  15. Table-mounted Routing
    Hello all, I’ve got the Incra Mast-R-Lift II and I bought the template to rout out the opening (3/4” MDF) in a custom top I’m making. The plate is 3/8” so I went to make a set up for doing this today and got stuck. I have a Makita RF1101 plunge router (the kit with the plunge/fixed base) and I...
  16. General Routing
    Hello all, This is my first post so let me introduce myself. My name is Matt and I live in the suburbs of Chicago. I'm a web developer by trade and just started woodworking as a hobby. In any case, I've become sort of a Makita tool nut as they are rather affordable (in comparison to Festool...
  17. Guide Bushings and Templates
    HI, I have the small 1/4 makita router (rp0900x) and have been looking for a guide bush to fit and cant find any, was woundering if there is any available or that will fit this router? Thanks Aidan
  18. Tool Reviews
    Say hello to my little friend, no I’m not referring to Tony Montana’s machine gun, I’m referring to Makita’s BDF451 1/2 inch 18V LXT Lithium-ion Driver Drill Kit. This innocent looking driver drill delivers an astonishing 560 in-lbs of torque which is like a beast inside a very tiny machine...
  19. Starting Off
    I have a Makita RF1101 router. Do the Porter-Cable collets fit on them? The reason I want to know is because I'd rather not use a collet reducer and Makita doesn't make 3/8" collets (needed for my Leigh isoloc jig), but Porter-Cable has them. Thanks...
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