Turn Your Router Table into a Pin Router

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Blog entry by GarageWoodworks posted 09-13-2013 01:03 PM 1940 reads 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch


See how I made my pin router attachment here. I also show a few examples of how it can be used.


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#1 posted 09-14-2013 01:05 AM

I like it! Would a 1/8” pin work with a 1/8” straight bit for finer lines?

I’m thinking that as long as the pin and bit are the same size, this should work.

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#2 posted 09-14-2013 01:09 AM

Absolutely! You would need a 1/8” collet reducer so that you could align the 1/8” pin w/ the collet.

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#3 posted 09-14-2013 03:19 PM

Great jig, very simple to make and you can design as many different cut designs as you need and even have them on the same piece of wood

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#4 posted 09-14-2013 03:23 PM

Sweet. I like it.

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#5 posted 09-14-2013 04:22 PM

A VERY good video and now I know what a pin router is used for! I strolled a bit through your web site and it looks like a ton of information is there. Thank you for making so much available and you present the material very well. The monster horizontal mortiser is just behind my lathe project I think!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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