Setting up your benchtop router table is essential for your best woodworking or MDF projects, but it’s not always as easy to do as you might think. It requires you to have all the best tools and pieces like a router table fence to go with your table and one of those is the benchtop router table plate that you’re going to use to cut everything exactly the way you need it to be for your next project. What could be easier? At least, if you know what type of router mount plate you should be getting.
The Rousseau 3509 comes with two different snuggers to help you get just the right fit for your router and bits. The mount plate is very inexpensive, which is great if you’re planning to set up an inexpensive yet precision router table.
It also has a ¼” x ½” lip and makes sure that you have everything you need in order to get an ideal fit for the plate itself in your table as well. You won’t have to worry about freehand MDF work or anything else you want to do either because the shoulder pin can easily be moved and adjusted to make sure it’s just right for your own purposes.
When it comes to a warranty you’re going to get limited lifetime, which is definitely an important aspect for your peace of mind. The table will then be high quality and also will ensure that it’s going to last. You won’t have to worry about whether it’s going to break down in a couple years because you can always get right in touch with the manufacturer and get what you need. At a light weight, this is also a great piece for when you need to transport your table because it doesn’t add too much to it.
This Bench Dog Pro Plate offers you a single insert ring that has a 1 ½” bit opening. You’ll be able to purchase additional inserts as you need them to make sure you always have the ideal insert for whatever project you’re working on and whatever bit you need to use with your router.
It also has locking bolts and all of the mounting hardware that you need in order to get it attached to your current router table. That way, you can get started on any projects you want a whole lot faster than you might have thought.
You can take care of all the adjustments that you might need quickly and easily and you’ll definitely be able to attach your favorite router. It has a number of predrilled holes and is ready for you to drill out anything you might need to fit your specific router without problems. Made with aluminum, this is a high quality and durable plate that will last a long time and will stand up to heavy routers and extensive abuse as well. It’s definitely something you’ll want to check into for yourself.
With this Kreg PRS3034 Insert Plate, you’re definitely going to see the uniqueness because it’s actually a bright blue color with bright red rings. Designed to fit the Triton routers, you’ll also be able to get anything you need in order to build your next project.
The level-loc rings are designed to fit directly flat with the plate itself and the plate is designed to install quickly and easily into your table. When you’re ready to get started the brass starting pin is easy to add where you want it and if you don’t have the right spacing for your router you can drill your own holes as well.
At a moderate price, this plate fits with just about any router bit because it has three different rings to install. Because it’s made with a thick phenolic material it’s designed to stay sturdy and durable no matter what. It’s also super light, so you won’t have any problem getting it adjusted just the way you want. Make sure you are measuring everything out when you make any cuts or when you decide to drill out the pieces you need to fit with your specific router.
Made with a phenolic plastic, the MLCS 9338 will work with absolutely any router that you might have. That’s because it’s capable of being drilled out to fit any kind of adjustment method. It’s also complete with a starter pin as well as 3 different bit opening spaces.
That means it fits with any bit you might need for your next project and any bit that fits in with your specific router as well, which is definitely important if you’re going to be putting together your own system and making sure it works for your needs.
Easy to install, the system has a magnetic hold-down that will help you keep it right where it should be on your router table. Each of the rings is a different color, making it easier to know what you’ve got installed at the moment and just how it’s going to fit. All of the screws and leveling pieces that you’ll need in order to start using the plate are going to be included and they’ll make it a whole lot easier to start working rather than spending a lot of time on the installation method.
The Bosch RA1185 is a little more basic than some of the others here, but it does provide the features that you’re looking for. It’s designed to be used with only a set number of different router systems, but it also has the capability to be drilled out yourself as well, since you’ll have no problem using it with any router.
Made 3/8” thick, it’s made with heavy duty plastic that means it will last very well for a long time. All you need to do is install it and you’re ready to go in no time at all. Just make sure you use the template and get everything drilled out properly.