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Sliding carriage for a router table facilitates making fluted panels.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.4#3) pg. 8

Buyer's guide to router table fences. Ten different models are described and illustrated.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #46 Aug 1995 pg. 58

Radical fence for a router table. This detachable fence incorporates bit storage and a dust collector inside a hollow aluminum extrustion fitted with wooden faces.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #71 Feb 1999 pg. 112

Photograph of a router fence with sawdust collection port that is used with a router fitted into the extension table of a table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #88 Aug 2001 pg. 95

Versatile fence for a router table is made from medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and incorporates a sawdust pickup. Est. cost: $50.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #92 Feb 2002 pg. 87

Adjustable router table guide is made from a piece of angle iron.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #305 Feb 1990 (v.40#2) pg. 92

Extra long fence supports the ends of long boards well beyond the edges of the router table.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #351 Sep 1994 (v.44#8) pg. 50

Tip on making a pivoting fence for a router that is easier to adjust.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #395 Feb 1999 (v.49#2) pg. 20

Router table fence features adjustable hardwood faces which can serve either as the bit guard or as stop blocks.
FINE WOODWORKING #100 May-Jun 1993 pg. 24

Tip on using an automotive scissor jack to facilitate adjusting a table-mounted plunge router.
FINE WOODWORKING #101 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 18

Router-table fixture allows the quick insertion and removal of the router and includes an easy-to-use height-adjustment screw.
FINE WOODWORKING #110 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 16

Tip on using three toggle clamps to quickly attach and remove a router from a router table.
FINE WOODWORKING #111 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 10

Photo of a combination router table fence and sawdust collector.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 19

Router table fence with a built-in ruler can be adjusted to 1/64" increments.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #98 Sep 1997 (v.17#4) pg. 31

Micro-adjustable stop block designed for router table, but can be adapted for any other fence.
SHOPNOTES #6 Nov 1992 (v.1) pg. 8

Adjustment block for a router table facilitates moving the router fence in very-small increments.
SHOPNOTES #9 May 1993 (v.2) pg. 28

Micro-adjustable indexing jig for a router table fence allows you to move the fence in exact 1/16" increments and always return to the same setting.
SHOPNOTES #10 Jul 1993 (v.2) pg. 4

Five router table tips and/or jigs. (1) Pushblock. (2) Fence micro-adjuster. (3) Routing multiples using a template and a flush bit. (4) Spring-loaded holddown. (5) Shop-made dowels.
SHOPNOTES #20 Mar 1995 (v.4) pg. 14

Spindle adjustment knob to adjust the depth of cut in a table-mounted plunge router is made from PVC pipe, knob and hex nut.
SHOPNOTES #25 Jan 1996 (v.5) pg. 28

Make a springy hold-down to hold work flat on a router table.
WOOD MAGAZINE #51 Apr 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 21

How to attach a large positioning jig to a small router table.
WOOD MAGAZINE #52 Jun 1992 (v.9#4) pg. 10

A guide to understanding the Incra Jig. Includes instructions for making a fence and right-angle fixture for joint-making on a router table.
WOOD MAGAZINE #58 Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 32

The ultimate router fence system features a pickup for dust collection, a high fence for vertical stability and a right-angle support for biscuit joinery.
WOOD MAGAZINE #58 Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 44
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #65 Nov 1993 (v.10#8) pg. 23

Eight sure-fire ways to make the most out of a router. (1) Router table fence. (2) Feather boards. (3) Routing small moldings. (4) Zero-clearance table. (5) Pushblock for end-grain cuts. (6) Master stile-and-rail sets. (7) Biscuit joinery. (8) Freehand guard.
WOOD MAGAZINE #58 Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 50

How to add an adjustable fence to any bench top router table.
WOOD MAGAZINE #59 Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 10

Simple hold-down for a router table when working on long stock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #60 Apr 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 12

Control the depth of repetitive router cuts by using removable "shims" on the router table (instead of changing the height of router bit).
WOOD MAGAZINE #69 Apr 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 19

Simple setups for using large raised-panel router bits when the router-table opening is smaller than the diameter of the bit.
WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 4

Fabricate an adjustment wheel to facilitate the raising or lowering of a router in a router table.
WOOD MAGAZINE #76 Jan 1995 (v.12#1) pg. 16

Router table jig (auxiliary fence) for cutting stopped grooves with a roundnose bit.
WOOD MAGAZINE #93 Dec 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 20

Auxiliary bench top of plywood increases a small router table's capacity.
WOOD MAGAZINE #100 Nov 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 18

Auxiliary fence and sliding T-square jig assist in making accurate, multiple-pass cuts with a lock miter bit.
WOOD MAGAZINE #100 Nov 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 86

How to install a phenolic mounting plate on a router table to hold the router securely, while making router removal easy.
WOOD MAGAZINE #102 Winter 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 18

A sliding auxiliary table for a router table serves the same function as a miter gauge riding in a slot.
WOOD MAGAZINE #120 Winter 1999 (v.16#9) pg. 30

Router-lift roundup. Shop test of eight mechanisms for raising and lowering a table-mounted router with precision and convenience.
WOOD MAGAZINE #142 Jun-Jul 2002 (v.19#4) pg. 80

Use an auxiliary top for a router table when routing small pieces. This prevents the piece from tipping into the large hole in the table.
WOODSMITH #69 Jun 1990 pg. 15

Jig for holding long, narrow pieces of wood square against the router table fence while routing their ends.
WOODSMITH #72 Dec 1990 pg. 4

"Rub arm" for a router table lets you avoid unwanted shoulders by effectively increasing the width of the router bit's pilot bearing.
WOODSMITH #72 Dec 1990 pg. 18

Make an extension knob for adjusting the depth of cut when using plunge routers on the router table.
WOODSMITH #73 Feb 1991 pg. 28

Router table tips. Includes construction of an auxiliary fence to minimize chipout.
WOODSMITH #84 Dec 1992 pg. 28

Tall fence for a router table.
WOODSMITH #86 Apr 1993 (v.15) pg. 14

Tip on increasing the distance between your router bit and the table fence by clamping a temporary fence across one corner of the table.
WOODSMITH #91 Feb 1994 (v.16) pg. 4

Tip on determining when a router table fence has been moved just a small amount.
WOODSMITH #92 Apr 1994 (v.16) pg. 16

Temporary extension wings can be added to a router table and held in place with bar clamps when routing large work pieces.
WOODSMITH #93 Jun 1994 (v.16) pg. 5

Routing thin strips on a router table using a featherboard and edge guide to keep the strip tight against the table, fence and router bit.
WOODSMITH #94 Aug 1994 (v.16) pg. 14

Interchangable router fence inserts made of hardboard are shaped to exactly fit the profile of the router bit being used.
WOODSMITH #100 Aug 1995 (v.17) pg. 4

Tip on making an auxiliary fence for a router table to facilitate the shaping of butterfly keys.
WOODSMITH #102 Dec 1995 (v.17) pg. 29

Tip shows how to build a removable table extension for a router table.
WOODSMITH #108 Dec 1996 (v.18) pg. 4

Router table tips. (1) Cutting profiles with templates. (2) Router bit inserts. (3) Technique for make multiple passes. (4) Making and using a rub arm for a curved piece. (5) Making a tall router fence. (6) Routing small pieces. (7) Making a router push block. (8) Using a combination square to set up the router bit and add a stop block to a fence. (9) Using a rubber O-ring around a router bit shank to hold the bit at the correct height.
WOODSMITH #110 Apr 1997 (v.19) pg. 28

Jig for cutting flutes in small columns using a router table and simple jig.
WOODSMITH #118 Aug 1998 (v.20) pg. 4

Make and use a rub arm to reduce the depth of cut made with a slot cutting router bit. This is an alternative to fitting the bit with a larger bearing.
WOODSMITH #121 Feb 1999 (v.21) pg. 18

Custom-made fences for your router table.
WOODWORK #19 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 73

Use scrap wood and hot glue to make a routing "outrigger" when machining a thin molding strip or convoluted picture frame stock on a router table.
WOODWORK #27 Jun 1994 pg. 18

Micro-adjustable router-table fence. Incorporates a vacuum pickup for dust collection.
WOODWORK #28 Aug 1994 pg. 41
Added Info WOODWORK #30 Dec 1994 pg. 4

Tip shows a removable router table miter gauge slot that always aligns parallel to the fence.
WOODWORK #37 Feb 1996 pg. 8

Tip on making slots for attaching a rip fence or other jig to a router table by using aluminum shelf-support extrusions and ordinary hardware.
WOODWORKER Apr 1992 (v.96#4) pg. 83

Jig for adjusting the cutting depth of a table-mounted plunge router by simply turning the screw on a C-clamp.
WOODWORKER Jan 1995 (v.99#1) pg. 88

Tip on keeping loosened C-clamps from falling on the floor when using them to attach temporary fences on router tables or band saws.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 10

Router table fence has overhanging "wings" which help support long work pieces.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 10

Tip on using a small hydraulic jack to set the cutting depth of a router mounted in a router table. Very useful for woodworkers with only one hand.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1994 (v.18#6) pg. 71

Jig simplifies cutting of arcs on a router table.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1995 (v.19#4) pg. 11

Jig for routing narrow stock.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1995 (v.19#4) pg. 22

Fence for a router table features a pivot pin at one end and is adjusted by swinging the other end and then clamping in place.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1998 (v.22#1) pg. 8

Make an overhead fixed pilot for use with a router table and unpiloted cutters (those not equipped with bearings).

Tip shows how to make a zero-clearance insert for a router table.
WORKBENCH Feb 1997 (v.53#1) pg. 8