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Router Wrench Risers Apex NC

Fasten a gasket on each side of one wrench with spray adhesive or contact cement. Then use a utility knife to sculpt the opening. The following article has more tips.

Robbins Custom Sawing and Lumber for Natural Edge Slabs
(919) 779-0719
2200 Bull Run Drive
Apex, NC

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The Home Depot
(919)851-5554
2031 Walnut Street
Cary, NC
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Woodcraft - Raleigh/Durham, NC
(919) 781-1911
4317 Pleasant Valley Road
Raleigh, NC

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The Home Depot
(919)844-7418
9517 Strickland Rd
Raleigh, NC
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(919)878-8771
4901 Capital Blvd
Raleigh, NC
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(919)387-6554
1000 Vision Dr
Apex, NC
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(919)552-2881
901 E Broad Street
Fuquay Varina, NC
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(919)661-1393
2540 Timber Dr
Garner, NC
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(919)419-0208
3701 MT Moriah Road
Durham, NC
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(919)217-3093
1020 Shopps At Midway
Knightdale, NC
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

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Router Wrench Risers

Router Wrench Risers

Trying to keep the wrenches that came with my router in position for tightening or loosening the collet used to drive me crazy. The nuts are so widely spaced that the slim wrenches would often slip out of place. 

Fortunately, I discovered a solution at my local hardware store: basin mack gaskets, which are stepped rubber washers used while installing sinks. 

Fasten a gasket on each side of one wrench with spray adhesive or contact cement. Then use a utility knife to sculpt the opening. 

During use, the gasket-covered wrench goes on the shaft nut. One gasket holds this wrench away from the motor housing. The other gasket acts as a platform for the wrench that goes on the collet nut. If the gaskets are too thick to properly align the wrenches, just slice them thinner. One side of this wrench works for tightening; flip it over for loosening. 

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