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  1. Table-mounted Routing
    Still trying to decide on a fixed-base router for table use (I already have a Craftsman table, #25483.) Today, at my local HD, I was impressed by the 2HP Ridgid R2200 - it does include above-table adj wrench, which fits over the adj shaft, not into it - so the shaft itself cannot fill up with...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi, always been fascinated by quality craftsmanship in wood. Would love to be able to produce some decent furniture and quickly recognised the versatility of the router. All a bit of a mystery at the moment, but I have a background in metal working so hopefully things will soon start to make...
  3. Table-mounted Routing
    The title may be confusing. By rocks, I do not mean great, I mean it rocks. I have been unable to get the insert level. One edge/side of the insert is proud of the table top or the other side/edge of the insert has a dip. The table top and insert are Rockler. I have spent many hours trying...
  4. Table-mounted Routing
    Hello all you fellow woodworkers. Sometimes clients ask me if I allso make window freames. When not having a shaper the answer has allways been an obwious no. But can they be made with a router? I Obviously know how to make window frames since I repair them in the original way with hand saw and...
  5. New Member Introductions
    I am second owner of a 15-20 yr old Delta 34-444 contractor's table saw. I have been looking for a router table and am realizing that my shop space is too limited for another table footprint. I have been researching for router table extensions that I can install in place of the stamped...
  6. Table-mounted Routing
    Hello I have a spare mounting plate for my router table And would like to mount my PC 7518 to it for heavier work. I have a C-Man router mounted in a jess um lift for everyday Routing. Having trouble determining how to make sure Router is centered on opening of plate. I feel it has a simple...
  7. General Routing
    I am looking for opinions, and because this forum has many members in the know I am sure to get some good advise. I am presently using a skill router on an older skil aluminum table which has a ribbed surface that leaves indentations on the bottom of my work piece. I am going to replace my table...
  8. New Member Introductions
    I'm creating lap board for my house with a Chicago table router. My husband lowered the router bit below the level of the table a few days ago, and now I cannot raise it back up. Messed with the lever that hold it in position. Nope. prayed the two metal shafts that the router rises and...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello I'm new today and look forward to being part of this community. My question is what is the best kind of router for a router table. I have a porter-cable with 2 bases. should I use the fixed or th plunge? Model 690lr motor and 1001 base and plunge base 6931. thank you Angelo
  10. Table-mounted Routing
    I have a Craftsman router model 315.268350 and would like to mount it to a table. I was able to pick up a BOSCH RA1181 Benchtop Router Table rather inexpensively but the two are not compatible. Any ideas if the router can be mounted to this table? Thank you.
  11. New Member Introductions
    Not yet sure how to best utilize this forum, so suffice it to say that I am not only new to this forum, but am also very new at wood working. I think that I have most of the requisite tools (except for the need to build one more workbench and a 12' wall- mounted miter bench (sort of "a la Uncle...
  12. Table-mounted Routing
    I am looking for plans to build a router table or I would buy a good used table from someone in Canada
  13. General Routing
    I purchased a Rona Brand Router model # 2001520, complete with plunge and fixed bases, additional guide, + accessories, about a 1 year ago and have not used it very much. Had a project in mind requiring a table. So I recently purchased a Huasmann table. I was told by Rona staff that the two can...
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