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LOWE'S OF BELLEVUE, WA.
425 646-9031
11959 NORTHUP WAY BELLEVUE, WA, 98005
Bellevue, WA
 
LOWE'S OF NORTH SEATTLE, WA.
206 366-0365
12525 AURORA AVENUE NORTH SEATTLE, WA, 98133
Seattle, WA
 
White Cap- Seattle
(206) 783-8400
4121 6th Ave NW Seattle, WA, 98107
Seattle, WA
 
LOWE'S OF MILL CREEK, WA
425 385-8770
2002 132ND STREET S.E. MILL CREEK, WA, 98012
Mill Creek, WA
 
LOWE'S OF ISSAQUAH, WA.
425 391-3355
1625 11TH AVENUE NW ISSAQUAH, WA, 98027
Issaquah, WA
 
Western Tool Supply- Woodinville
206-488-7222
13440 NE 177th Place Woodinville, WA, 98072
Woodinville, WA
 
LOWE'S OF LYNNWOOD, WA.
425 744-8411
3100 196TH SW LYNNWOOD, WA, 98036
Lynnwood, WA
 
LOWE'S OF RAINIER, WA.
206 760-0832
2700 RAINIER AVENUE SOUTH SEATTLE, WA, 98144
Seattle, WA
 
Manor Hdwr/Lynnwood
(425) 778-2841
18021 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood, WA, 98037
Lynnwood, WA
 
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Everett
425-290-9556
2315 W Casino Drive Everett, WA, 98204
Everett, WA
 

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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