Making a router plate to mate Triton router to Wolfcraft Router table

Anyone have a suggestion on what material to use to make a router plate that would mate a Triton router to a Wolfrcraft Router table? I don't want to drill the router table but unfortunately the plate that comes with the router table doesn't line up with the Triton. Was going to dedicate teh Triton router to table duty. (Have a Hitachi for handheld stuff.)
Thank you in advance,
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PinInCalgary wrote:

Phenolic or similar...there are many online vendors of both blank and predrilled baseplates for many routers; Triton specifically I don't know about, but google is your friend, undoubtedly.
Cheap route is to go visit local glass/plastics shop and they'll almost always have cutoffs or broken pieces on the cheap that can be cut to suit.
Another great material for such stuff is the sink cutouts of the manmade countertop material such a Corian, etc. There's generally a supply of it from cabinet shops, etc., as well that is castoffs...
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UHMW plastics are pretty nifty. You can usually get a kitchen cutting board made from the stuff. I have used a couple old cutting boards for several jigs where low friction is a desired aspect of the design. It is usually that white milky looking stuff. It machines very well... you can tap threads in it etc...
As far as a plate... you may have a challenge finding a cutting board in a convenient thickness for your need. Up here in Alaska there are a couple plastics suppliers that dabble in the UHMW stuff. There is a lot of it being sold for sleigh/sled runners for hunters and Iditarod types. Check your yellow pages, you may find a good source for off- cuts.. not only for your mounting plate needs, but jigs in general.
Best of luck.
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pieces. I bought a zero clearance table saw insert last week. Not sure I like it though.
http://www.ptreeusa.com/uhmwproducts.htm
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xparatrooper wrote:

Think you will find FDA approved cutting boards are polypropylene rather than UHMWPE.
Although they look similar UHMWPE is far more expensive that polypro.
Another good choice for jigs is Delrin.
Easy to machine, slick as frozen snot on a door knob, and less expensive than UHMWPE.
Lew
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Lew Hodgett wrote:

They can be either.

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Thank you to all those that replied. Will see what I can assemble during the Christmas break.
Season's Greeting to everyone on Rec.Woodworking.

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PinInCalgary wrote:

You may want to consider this:
http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page 85&filter=router%20plate
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