very interesting James. How have you found that cordless router?
I've been using a stand with my 3/16" mini-router. It works great on really small parts.It depends on your projected use, @Biagio.
I have at least 7 routers (not many by some accounts) and am finding the smaller ones are more suitable to my use these da
I find the cordless easy to use than the corded.
When you get a dovetail jig, the value of a second router will quickly become evident. That'll be a good start.I am starting from zero, now.
I had up to 13 of them. One for each specific job with different router bits.When you get a dovetail jig, the value of a second router will quickly become evident. That'll be a good start.
We all had to start with our first router.
As I have a large 52 1/2 Record bench vice I could use your idea and mount the router in my vice with protection pads. I know it would work.This is my version of the trimmer table jig inspired by JSK-koubou.
I use a Ryobi cordless router for this jig.
A handy portable jig I can leave at The Mens Shed.
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I have a Ryobi Cordless. I'll be careful. The battery pack has straight sides and would take most of the stress.I would be vary wary of squeezing a plastic trim router in any vise.
What router do you have, @RiovistaAndy ?