Reviews of Fixed Base & Plunge Router Kits
Best Wood Router Kit Values
Combination router kits, comprised of a single 2-1/4 HP motor with both a fixed base and a plunge router base, represent a terrific value for budget-minded woodworkers. While there are a few woodworking tasks that would require a bigger router (particularly those profiles that need large-diameter router bits), these five router kits will handle...
Woodworking Review of Bosch MRC23EVS Router Kit
The Bosch MRC23EVS is further evidence that Bosch's engineers don't rest on their laurels. The features in this combination router kit are very well-designed and innovative, many of which will likely be copied by other manufacturers. Learn about these features and the functionality of the Bosch MRC23EVS Combination Router Kit in this About...
Milwaukee 5616-24 Router Kit Review
The Milwaukee 5616-24 Router Kit, with a 2-1/4 HP heavy-duty motor and includes a fixed base and plunge base. It includes a number of ideas that we really liked, plus a couple that we'd like to see revised. Learn both in our review of this heavy-duty woodworking tool.
Porter-Cable 893PK Fixed Base & Plunge Base Router Kit
The redesigned Porter-Cable 893PK Multi-Base Router Kit includes improvements such as an improved plunge base for better plunge router action. In this Review of Woodworking Tools, read all about the Porter-Cable 893PK.
Review of the Bosch 1617EVS Fixed Base & Plunge Router Kit
The Bosch 1617EVS Router Kit is a solid router kit for the woodworker who needs versatility in a plunge and fixed base router. The 1617EVS has been a popular choice for woodworkers for quite a few years, as it includes a number of innovative features. While it could use a few improvements, it is one of the best routers in its class.
DeWalt DW618PK Fixed & Plunge Router Kit
In this woodworking tool review, read an in-depth product test of the DeWalt DW618PK Fixed & Plunge Router Kit and discover the features that set this router kit apart.
Festool OF 1400 EQ Plunge Router
The Festool OF 1400 EQ Plunge Router is loaded with innovative features that make this woodworking tool well worth investigating when you need a plunge router. In this product review, we discuss the features that make this well-built plunge router a very nice tool to work with.
Craftsman Router Combo 28084 Review
The Craftsman Router Combo (#320.28084) is a 2-1/4 HP, 12.5 Amp variable-speed router kit that includes three bases (a fixed base, plunge base and D-handle base). This combo router kit also includes a dust collection port and edge guide, all that can be stored in a heavy-duty case. Learn the advantages and features of this Craftsman all-in-one...
Review of the Freud FT1700VCEK Fixed Base & Plunge Router Kit
Our review of the Freud FT1700VCEK Fixed Base & Plunge Router Kit really revealed two separate woodworking tools, one that was exceptionally well built and another that could use a but more engineering. Check out this woodworking tool review to find out the good and bad.
Review of the Ridgid R2900 Fixed Base & Plunge Router Kit
The Ridgid R2900 Fixed Base and Plunge Router Kit is a solid, well-built basic router with some very innovative and unusual features. Like many units, it also has some items that could be improved. Learn the features that set this router kit apart in this woodworking tool review.
Hitachi KM12VC Fixed & Plunge Router Kit
In this review of woodworking tools, learn about our testing of the Hitachi KM12VC fixed base and plunge router kit. This router is a bit less expensive than some other routers in its class. Learn the features that make this router a decent value.
Bosch Colt Palm Router Kit Review
In the Bosch Colt Variable Speed Palm Router Kit, Bosch engineers have devised a lightweight fixedase router that is truly a joy to use. This router is lightweight and extremely comfortable to operate, but still packs a 1.0 HP motor with plenty of useful features. Learn about this small but surprisingly powerful router in this woodworking tool...