Our sliding tabletop will guide your stock straight over a router bit.
Make a mini router table for your high-speed rotary tool.
To tackle those routing jobs that your hand-held tool will not handle, just build a router table like this one. Longer tables have added benefits. The larger work surface adds support when handling larger material.
This is a fairly simple benchtop router table, more or less modeled after the one on The Router Workshop. The information at this link is very limited. Basic info to give you ideas with adaptations given by the web site author.
If your shop is anything like mine, then space is at a premium. One easy way I have discovered to save space is to use a 30-gallon trash can as my router table base. It saves space by combining the trash can and router table, and it also serves as the chip and dust collector for the tool.
Four router bases in DeltaCAD format; Self-centering, Clear, Offset and Edge Guide router bases.
This router table sits on a Workmate, it is suitable for most small routers and can be made very easily, a powerbar can be fastened to one end and used as a switch for the router.
A router table is one of the most popular additions to a wood shop. Build this one in a weekend. DXF Format
If you do not have a router table yet, it is simple to build and will make a big difference in the work you can do with your router. It also makes a great portable router table, or for those times when you could use a second table in your shop so you do not have to change the setup on your main router table.
If you have a router then you need a router table. A table allows the woodworker to perform operations that would normally be impossible without. This article deals with building a router cabinet rather than the how-to and/or uses of a router table.