Looking for a DeWalt DW621

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Trade & Swap forum

Forum topic by bigblockyeti posted 12-23-2014 04:42 PM 687 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View bigblockyeti's profile


3587 posts in 1144 days

12-23-2014 04:42 PM

After cutting too many keyholes in picture frames with my PC 7539, I need something lighter, a lot lighter! I used a friends DW621 and the power, weight, ergonomics and dust collection were all great. If anyone has a lightly used one they no longer need or want, let me know, pictures would be helpful.

4 replies so far

View pintodeluxe's profile


4827 posts in 2237 days

#1 posted 12-23-2014 05:09 PM

The updated version of that router is a 618, which is a great tool. It is surprisingly light and well balanced for the power it has.
The 611 is another good choice if you don’t mind being limited to a 1/4” collet.
The only complaint I have heard against the 621 is that it can feel tippy due to the narrower base.
Good luck.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

View bigblockyeti's profile


3587 posts in 1144 days

#2 posted 12-23-2014 05:12 PM

The 618 is a fixed base router, while a plunge base might be available, I prefer a dedicate plunge router.

View paxorion's profile


1100 posts in 1469 days

#3 posted 12-23-2014 05:48 PM

Both the DW618 and DW621 are still made and available. Albeit, the DW618 (multi-base router) seems to have higher available across retailers.

I believe the DW618 plunge base is based on the design of the DW621, and it is awesome to use.

-- paxorion

View recycle1943's profile


1118 posts in 1046 days

#4 posted 12-23-2014 05:59 PM

I have a this

I’ve plugged it in a couple times just to hear it run. Soft and sweet isn’t adequate

pm or call me – forgot to mention, it’s new as in never been used, just sitting in the shop in it’s case getting dusty

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics