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Looking for plans showing parts and materials for home-made router table lift that will be attached to Kreg router table plate. Any suggestions/guidance would be very much appreciated.
 

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Welcome to the forum.
 

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I don't have any plans but whatever you build it needs to be capable of lifting the router in very very small increments. Something made out of a scissors jack is not what you're looking for.
 

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Welcome aboard Mike. As mentioned a lift should be capable of making very fine increments while keeping the router motor level so it may need multiple acme screw type raisers working together. The finer the thread the more capable of finer adjustments. There are plans out there but you may find after all your time and effort that it just won't do, but maybe not.
 

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I don't have any plans but whatever you build it needs to be capable of lifting the router in very very small increments. Something made out of a scissors jack is not what you're looking for.
Thanks for that heads up. I’ll be sure to stay away from scissor jacks.
 

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Welcome aboard Mike. As mentioned a lift should be capable of making very fine increments while keeping the router motor level so it may need multiple acme screw type raisers working together. The finer the thread the more capable of finer adjustments. There are plans out there but you may find after all your time and effort that it just won't do, but maybe not.
 

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Welcome aboard Mike. As mentioned a lift should be capable of making very fine increments while keeping the router motor level so it may need multiple acme screw type raisers working together. The finer the thread the more capable of finer adjustments. There are plans out there but you may find after all your time and effort that it just won't do, but maybe not.
“The finer the thread the more capable of finer adjustments. I’ll be sure to keep this in mind as I look for a diy plan for a router lift. Thanks.
 

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I have seen many plans for these and even built one for myself years ago. None have worked well enough for me to be happy with them. If you buy a Triton Router, the router lift mechanism is built-in and is much more stable and vibration free than any DIY router lift. Marc Sommerfeld of Sommerfeld Tools has now gone to Triton routers exclusively for his router table sales.

The Triton 3 hp is in my plan for my next router table build. I'm presently using a Delta router/shaper, but not really happy with it. I also have a Bushton RBI Router Shop router table and not happy with it either. They would have something good if they upgraded the design from a prototype level to a robust table design capable of handling a 3 hp router. I'm having router vibration problems with a 1 hp router in mine.

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