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I'm making my own router fence but I couldn't find any aluminum extrusion that's in L-shape or something similar to the following image. Perhaps I'm using the wrong term/wording to search for it. I get no good result for aluminum router fence. I need the fence to be at least 4-6 inches tall. Any suggestion is much appreciated.
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I would say the terminology is correct enough for me. Peachtree USA Woodworking has what you are looking for here . Scroll down the page and " Aluminum "L" Fence Pre-Drilled " will
appear with a 24" and 32" available. I was going to get one from them and rebuild a fence but the more I looked buying one of theirs complete that uses their pre drilled fence was a good buy. I've used Peachtree many times and their service and shipping has been very good. The reason I linked their complete set to Amazon is that it was cheaper and may not include sales tax for you..
 

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G'day @ljCharlie , welcome to the forum.

You may get some ideas from here....https://8020.net/
 
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I'm making my own router fence but I couldn't find any aluminum extrusion that's in L-shape or something similar to the following image. Perhaps I'm using the wrong term/wording to search for it. I get no good result for aluminum router fence. I need the fence to be at least 4-6 inches tall. Any suggestion is much appreciated.
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My fence is just a piece of scrap aluminum angle iron that I have squared up. There weren't as many online options for router fences back in that day! Order 3" x 3" x 0.25" Aluminum Angle 6063-T52 Extruded Architectural Online, Legs: 3", Thickness: 1/4" (onlinemetals.com)
 

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Do you have reason for the aluminum fence? Besides being "cool" looking it won't be any better than a homemade one and with the money saved you could get some decent feather boards which are a must. As long as the one you are making has a tee bar installed that's all you need.
 

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A tall vertical fence is a nice thing to have, in particular for shaping the ends of rails for a door. For that reason, I suggest you make one. You can make it as tall as you want, or make several faces of different heights.

I also want to suggest drilling a hole underneath one end of the fence and a corresponding hole in the table near the edge. This will cause your fence to pivot. The advantage of doing this is that the far Undrilled end's arc gives very precise adjustment of the fence relative to the bit. So if you are making multiple passes, you can mark the position of the edge of the fence on the table for the final cut, then back the fence off for the first rough cuts, but always finish exactly the same place. That means you get exace matches on thickness on all your workpiece profiles. It allows for some serious precision.

Use a quarter inch pin for the pivot. Hold your drill as near vertical as you can, perhaps use a simple drill guide.

I also suggest you cut a dado across the face of the fence andinstall a T Track to hold accessories. Make sure it isn't proud of the face of the fence.

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Do you have reason for the aluminum fence? Besides being "cool" looking it won't be any better than a homemade one and with the money saved you could get some decent feather boards which are a must. As long as the one you are making has a tee bar installed that's all you need.
My aluminum fence is homemade, and cool...😁. The reason I chose aluminum angle iron was for it's stability. I had a wood fence for a few years, but it moved with the big swings in Virginia humidity. The aluminum one has been square for over 2 decades. It's also fairly safe around the cutters in case I accidentally bump something into it.
 

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I'm making my own router fence but I couldn't find any aluminum extrusion that's in L-shape or something similar to the following image. Perhaps I'm using the wrong term/wording to search for it. I get no good result for aluminum router fence. I need the fence to be at least 4-6 inches tall. Any suggestion is much appreciated.
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Most wood worker suppliers offer router table fences. Here's one the Lee Valley offers Veritas Table Fence for Compact Routers - Lee Valley Tools
 
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