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Router Table Comparison

Host David Thiel compares the features of three different router tables.

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router table with an enclosed base
Photo 3 of 6This bench top tool has an enclosed base, which makes it more suitable for bigger jobs.

A Router Table With an Enclosed Base(3 of 6)

Another router table is a bench top tool with an enclosed base, which gives it some heft. It has a larger table and longer fence than the entry level table. The fences are adjustable right to left as well as front to back. If you offset one fence and use a spacer with it, the tool can be used as a jointer.

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