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LOWE'S OF WESTLAND, MICH.
734 728-6620
6555 NEWBURGH ROAD WESTLAND, MI, 48185
Westland, MI
 
Fasteners Inc- Livonia
313-422-7390
32713 Schoolcraft Road Livonia, MI, 48150
Livonia, MI
 
Fastenal- Livonia
248-426-8778
31815 West 8 Mile Rd Livonia, MI, 48152
Livonia, MI
 
Marsh Power Tools
248-476-7744
20579 Middlebelt Rd Livonia, MI, 48152
Livonia, MI
 
Performance Line Tool Center- Allen Park
(313) 382-2700
6530 ALLEN ROAD ALLEN PARK, MI, 48101
Allen Park, MI
 
Wimsatt Building Materials- Wayne
(734) 722-3460
36340 Van Born Rd. Wayne, MI, 48184
Wayne, MI
 
Fastenal- Canton
734-459-2107
8349 Ronda Drive Canton, MI, 48187
Canton, MI
 
Fastenal- Romulus
734-941-3402
28777 Goddard Ste 205 Romulus, MI, 48174
Romulus, MI
 
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Taylor
734-946-2936
25220 Northline Road Taylor, MI, 48180
Taylor, MI
 
LOWE'S OF SOUTHFIELD, MI
248 208-0010
28650 TELEGRAPH ROAD SOUTHFIELD, MI, 48034
Southfield, MI
 

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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