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State-of-the-Art Router Table Derby KS

You do need to be careful not to nudge the front handle with your leg or you could change the bit height. The lift is designed to grip the motor of the Porter-Cable 7518 3-hp fixed-base router.

The Home Depot
(316)773-1988
8444 W McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

LOWE'S OF DERBY, KS
316 206-0000
424 WEST 63RD STREET SOUTH DERBY, KS, 67037
Derby, KS
 
Lowe's
(316) 206-0000
424 West Patriot Avenue
Derby, KS
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Haysville True Value Hardware
(316) 522-8665
325 N Main
Haysville, KS
 
LOWE'S OF E. WICHITA, KS
316 684-3117
11959 EAST KELLOGG DRIVE WICHITA, KS, 67207
Wichita, KS
 
The Home Depot
(316)681-0899
3350 N Woodlawn
Wichita, KS
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Fastenal- Derby
316-789-9143
800 Nelson Drive Derby, KS, 67037
Derby, KS
 
Kmart 3358 / Cross Merch
(316) 522-4751
4830 S Broadway
Wichita, KS
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Fastenal- Wichita
316-941-4400
2461 South Leonine Street Wichita, KS, 67217
Wichita, KS
 
Westlake Ace Hardware
(316) 264-6445
2559 S Seneca St Ste 10
Wichita, KS
 

State-of-the-Art Router Table

State-of-the-Art Router Table


 

Imagine making a small height adjustment on your router table with no bending, peering or unlocking—simply a twist of a front-mounted handle moves the bit a mere 1/64 inch. Finally there's a router table that's as easy to adjust as a shaper. This convenience comes at a fairly high price, however. The new JessEm Mast-R-Lift Excel Router Table Top ($550) includes a built-in lifting mechanism. (A complete package including the top, fence and base costs $820.) Changes in bit height can be accurately measured with a dial that's mounted on top of the table. The lift raises the router collet high enough to change bits from above the table without removing the router motor. You do need to be careful not to nudge the front handle with your leg or you could change the bit height.
The lift is designed to grip the motor of the Porter-Cable 7518 3-hp fixed-base router. Reducer rings ($30) are available to fit most other routers. The hole in the top of the lift is a generous 3-5/8-in. diameter, so even big panel-raising bits will fit through it. One 1-1/2-in.-diameter reducer ring is included. A set of four reducers, with hole diameters of 1/4, 1/2, 1-3/8 and 2-1/2 in., is available for $25. At $550, the Excel Router Table Top is around $200 more than a stand-alone router lift. Only a few bits, like lock miters and lock rabbets, really require the extreme precision a lift offers. Nevertheless, a built-in lift and height dial make any routing operation much easier.

Sources:
JessEm Tool Company, (866) 272-7492, www.jessem.com, Mast-R-Lift Excel, top and lift only, $550; with base and fence, $820.


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