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LOWE'S OF BESSEMER, AL
205 428-1024
1201 19TH STREET NORTH BESSEMER, AL, 35020
Bessemer, AL
 
LOWE'S OF HOMEWOOD, ALA.
205 942-2223
375 STATE FARM PKWY. W. HOMEWOOD, AL, 35209
Homewood, AL
 
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Birmingham
205-328-3413
200 28th St North Birmingham, AL, 35203
Birmingham, AL
 
Fastenal- Pelham
205-989-8243
2132 Pelham Parkway Suite A Pelham, AL, 35124
Pelham, AL
 
Fastenal- Birmingham
205-328-8684
2424 4th Ave South Birmingham, AL, 35233
Birmingham, AL
 
Fastenal- Bessemer
205-426-8046
1031 19th St N Bessemer, AL, 35020
Bessemer, AL
 
LOWE'S OF HOOVER, ALA.
205 402-9880
2100 VALLEYDALE ROAD HOOVER, AL, 35244
Hoover, AL
 
Alabama Jack
205-251-8156
1140 5th Avenue North Birmingham, AL, 35203
Birmingham, AL
 
Southern Fastening Systems- Pelham
205-733-8501
212 Commerce Parkway Pelham, AL, 35124
Pelham, AL
 
Covington Wood and Supply
205-252-4223
611 28th Street South Birmingham, AL, 35233
Birmingham, AL
 

Digital Plunge Router

 

     

Digital readout has finally arrived on a mainstream router. This new 10-amp plunge router from Craftsman has an integrated LED screen that allows you to precisely set the depth of cut, in fractions of an inch or millimeters, without using a scale or ruler. Adjusting the depth of cut on many plunge routers can be a real hassle, but not on this machine. The Craftsman system is easy to use because it's so intuitive. As with all plunge routers, the first step is to lower the bit until it touches your workbench and engage the plunge lock lever to hold the bit in position. Next, rotate a depth-of-cut knob to lower a stop rod until it contacts the router's base. Standard procedure so far, but now comes the new, digital part. Press a zeroing button, then dial up the stop rod. As you turn this knob, the readout screen clearly indicates how deep the bit will cut, to the nearest 1/64-in. A simple twist of another knob locks the stop rod in place, and you're ready to go.
Other good features on this router include 1/4-in. and 1/2-in. collets, variable speed, soft start, a conveniently located on/off switch, and a dust shield and dust port. This router would work well in a router table, but it lacks a couple of user-friendly features. Although you get a long extension knob for setting the height of a bit from underneath the table, you can't raise the collet high enough to cha...

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