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Just wanted to jump in here and tell you guys how great this forum is I just got my first router and plan to build a table for it soon. I do have one question I was reading one of many post on this forum and came across the post about overarm routing has anyone ever used a radial arm saw for this and how well dose it work?
 

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Hi Moon,

I am a user of an overarm router, mine is from shopsmith and is also a pin router and it can also be a table router. Since this tool is designed for this purpose it seems to be steady enough and one would think that a radial arm saw would be too if you can keep the router stable.

I have seen this method in books but I have not tried it so no real experence with the issue. Most of the books were older ones so I don't know if anyone makes the attachments so you might be having to do that yourself??? If a picture would help let me know with a private message and include an email address.

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The reason I asked was because my father gave me his radial arm saw that he bought brand new in 1969 and in the origanal owners manual that he still had with the saw had a section in it about using router bits with the saw.Now that I have a router I don't think I would ever need to try it but it does sound kinda cool.
 
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