Does anyone have, or know where I can download the demensions (or
better yet)a full size drawing of a standard size router table insert
plate that I can trace around to make a template to cut the hole in
my table top to place the insert? THANK YOU!
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Wed, Sep 3, 2003, 2:30am (EDT+4) firstname.lastname@example.org wants to
Does anyone have, or know where I can download the demensions (or better
yet)a full size drawing of a standard size router table insert plate
that I can trace around to make a template to cut the hole in my table
top to place the insert?
Are you telling us you really don't realize all you need to do is
trace around the insert? If that's true, that's really sad.
Either that, or you're trolling.
I didn't do anything like that on my router table. Just put a 1"
or so hole in, for the router bit, then drilled three holes, to take
three long screws that screw into the router base. Been working just
fine that way for maybe 6-7 years. Didn't ask anybody about it either,
just did it.
No sense in being pessimistic - it wouldn't work anyway.
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Problem is, there is no standard size. Get the insert and make the template
from that. Build the template right around the plate itself. If you try to
do it by measurement or paper template, you are almost garenteed a poor fit.
Here is a simple way to cut the hole to fit the insert.
1. Lay the insert on the table in the position you want it.
2. Place wood on all four sides that you can clamp to the table.
3. Use a pattern (top bearing) bit set to the depth needed and rout the
The bit I used for my insert was a 5/8" Whiteside, which matched the corner
radii of the insert. It is the K41 at
http://www.routerbits.com/cgi-routerbits/sr.cgi?1062577021_14316+47 . It
produced a perfect fit.
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