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Project by PPK posted 07-24-2016 03:06 AM 656 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing special here, but I wanted to share this quick and easy project in case it helps someone become more efficient and / or safe.

I saw a picture of one of these things some time ago, and decided to make myself one. I have another one that I’ve been using for many years already, but got another router, and needed another router sitter!

So the basic concept is that you don’t have to lay the router on its side when it has a bit protruding from the bottom. This is a time saver, safety device, and saves my wrists that seem to get a beating in the shop. The hole is big in the center, so the I can set the router down while its still coming to a stop, and the bit will not dig into anything.

-- Pete





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 07-24-2016 03:09 AM

That’s a great idea. I’ve thought of doing something like that. You’ve given me a reason to do it. Thanks.

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htl

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#2 posted 07-24-2016 03:56 AM

Very interesting and very useful.
Need to add this to the list.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#3 posted 07-24-2016 02:03 PM

Simple but effective.

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#4 posted 07-24-2016 07:54 PM

It’s the simple things…..

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#5 posted 07-25-2016 09:02 PM

Very cool and takes up so little space…......why not have 1 or more!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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