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Combine a small router table, a router and a drill press to make a pin router.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #15 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 8

Low-cost way to turn your router table into a pin router for cutting duplicate shapes from a pattern.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #26 May-Jun 1992 pg. 41

Tip on fabricating an overhead router (from a laminate trimming router and bench-top drill stand) and using it to cut mortises.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1996 (v.19#4) pg. 16

The pin router. Basic setups for this versatile machine. Includes three ideas for converting your existing router to a pin or overhead router.
FINE WOODWORKING #29 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 63, 65

Convert a drill press to a pin router by bolting on a simple router arm and an auxiliary table.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 26

Three router-powered setups for precision work. (1) Combination saw, shaper, & jointer. (2) Duplicating lathe. (3) Miniature pin router. Ideal for 1/12 scale miniature modeling.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 58

Convert your radial arm saw into a pin-router by making this router holder out of wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #42 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 12

Shop-built pin router has an overhead guide pin and the cutter is mounted beneath the table. How to cut tenons and do mortising on a pin router.
FINE WOODWORKING #61 Nov-Dec 1986 pg. 76

Tip on adapting your drill press for use as a pin router.
FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 6

Tip on utilizing your drill press and a small router table as an inverted pin router.
FINE WOODWORKING #88 May-Jun 1991 pg. 26

How to suspend a portable router on a drill press overarm to use it like a jig-guided carving machine. Gives plan for construction of a sliding work table.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 156

Jig for attaching your router to a portable drill-press stand. The router is held firmly while you move the work being routed.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1976 (v.145#1) pg. 162

Discover the pin router. A master craftsman shows how to utilize a pin router accessory to make unique and easily-controlled cuts with your existing hand router.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1983 (v.160#2) pg. 76

Build your own overarm pin routing jig that converts a portable router into a stationary tool.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1997 (v.174#2) pg. 75

Radial arm router lets you cut fancy wood designs. Attaching your router head to your radial arm saw head will give you greater control over your router when doing precision routing. You can either purchase a metal yoke or build your own wooden yoke to hold the router. Also included are plans for a jig for doing smooth taper carving.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1978 (v.212#5) pg. 124

Master drill-press jig. Part 2. Shaper fence, guard, pin routing, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1983 (v.223#4) pg. 131

Hands-off router. Turn your portable router into a super-versatile overarm pin router by building this simple and inexpensive mount.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1989 (v.234#3) pg. 114

Router table attaches to a drill press column and converts it into a pin router.
WOOD MAGAZINE #121 Feb 2000 (v.17#1) pg. 24

Pin router attachment for the WOODSMITH router table
WOODSMITH #28 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 20

Simple jig converts your router table into a "pin router". Use it to cut deep, but narrow, rabbets.
WOODSMITH #59 Oct 1988 pg. 23

Working over. Tips on using the overhead router. Includes tips on using a vacuum-chuck.
WOODWORKER #1105 Dec 1985 (v.89) pg. 916

Convert your router into an overhead (pin) router. (1) Tips on building a precision, heavy-duty machine. Requires extensive metalworking skills. (2) Simpler unit made of wood and ordinary hardware.
WOODWORKER May 1987 (v.91#5) pg. 418

Articulated arm. Drill stand is adapted to make a versatile overarm router and pin router.
WOODWORKER Dec 1989 (v.93#12) pg. 1148
Added Info WOODWORKER Feb 1991 (v.95#2) pg. 214 (Refinements)

Tilting-table (jig) for use with an overarm router. Used when making angled cuts with a straight bit.
WOODWORKER Jan 1990 (v.94#1) pg. 1307

Convert a portable drill and drill stand into a "third-world technology" version of an overarm router.
WOODWORKER Nov 1994 (v.98#11) pg. 46

Using router bits in a drill press to achieve some of the benefits of an overarm pin router. Includes plans for a see-through safety shield.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1990 (v.14#2) pg. 20

Inverted-pin routing system uses a drill press-mounted router table. A carrier box holds the workplace and template. Includes advice on bits to use for sign and plaque carving.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.21#2) pg. 34

Fixture for a drill press holds your portable router and duplicates an "overarm pin router".
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1984 (v.40#6) pg. 128