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Stock Building Supply/Caldwell
(208) 459-8395
410 E Cleveland Blvd Caldwell, ID, 83605
Caldwell, ID
(208) 465-7533
452 Caldwell Blvd Nampa, ID, 83651
Nampa, ID
Fastenal- Nampa
337 West Karcher Nampa, ID, 83687
Nampa, ID
BMC West
1425 N. Holmes Ave Idaho Falls, ID, 83403
Idaho Falls, ID
Fastenal- Boise
2506 Orchard Boise, ID, 83705
Boise, ID
(208) 454-8626
4523 E. Cleveland Blvd Caldwell, ID, 83605
Caldwell, ID
208 465-4060
Nampa, ID
Coeur d'Alene Power Tool
(208) 765-1818
451 Cherry Lane Coeur d'Alene, ID, 83815
Coeur D'Alene, ID
Western Tool Supply- Boise
375 North Five Mile Road Boise, ID, 83703
Boise, ID
Fastenal- Boise
134 North Cloverdale Boise, ID, 83714
Boise, ID

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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