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| Instructions =After selecting the router bit, inspect the bit for damage from previous use, dullness, chips or resin build up.  
 
| Instructions =After selecting the router bit, inspect the bit for damage from previous use, dullness, chips or resin build up.  
Check bearing guides and bit shank to make sure it is clean and brits. do not use any bits with burrs on it as it will result in an inaccurate cut and may cause vibration. Do not over tighten the collet.
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Check bearing guides and bit shank to make sure it is clean and brits.  
 
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do not use any bits with burrs on it as it will result in an inaccurate cut and may cause vibration.  
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Do not over tighten the collet.
 
Use only the provided wrenches, do not use pliers, channel locks or adjustable wrenches to tighten or loosen collets. Shank length, insert at least 3/4 of the shank into the collet, but do not allow the shank to bottom out. Maintain a bottom gap of about 1/8 inch.  
 
Use only the provided wrenches, do not use pliers, channel locks or adjustable wrenches to tighten or loosen collets. Shank length, insert at least 3/4 of the shank into the collet, but do not allow the shank to bottom out. Maintain a bottom gap of about 1/8 inch.  
 
* Do not over-tighten collet nuts
 
* Do not over-tighten collet nuts
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* Use Push Blocks to keep hands a safe distance from rotating bits
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* Take light cuts
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* Use Feather board to hold work against fence or table
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* Never Climb Cut
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==Instructions for Ryobi 1/4 inch shank size Router==
 
==Instructions for Ryobi 1/4 inch shank size Router==

Revision as of 12:51, 4 September 2013



Router Table

It is used as a support for Routing Wood, Includes storage drawers for bits, special router tools with additional routers stored underneath.

Basic Info

  • Ownership: i3
  • Location: In the wood shop
  • What it looks like:
Router table with storage

Manufacturer Information

  • Make/Model: Rockler Table and Stand, Ryobi R160 1/4 Router owner i3, Router Dewalt Owner Greg Smith
  • Part Number:

Documentation

Ryobi R160 Users Manual

Rules

  • Please wear safety glasses! and hearing protection
  • Unplug Router when changing or adjusting bits
  • Connect shop vac to fence if appropriate for the work.
  • Remove, clean, and return router bits to storage drawers when finished
  • Clean wood chips and dust from floor and router table
  • If fence was remove, replace it on the table

Instructions

After selecting the router bit, inspect the bit for damage from previous use, dullness, chips or resin build up. Check bearing guides and bit shank to make sure it is clean and brits. do not use any bits with burrs on it as it will result in an inaccurate cut and may cause vibration. Do not over tighten the collet. Use only the provided wrenches, do not use pliers, channel locks or adjustable wrenches to tighten or loosen collets. Shank length, insert at least 3/4 of the shank into the collet, but do not allow the shank to bottom out. Maintain a bottom gap of about 1/8 inch.

  • Do not over-tighten collet nuts
  • Use Push Blocks to keep hands a safe distance from rotating bits
  • Take light cuts
  • Use Feather board to hold work against fence or table
  • Never Climb Cut


Instructions for Ryobi 1/4 inch shank size Router

  • Changing Bit
    • Unplug Router
    • Spindle lock on top of end cap -push lock-in-slide to lock position
    • loosen Collet nut with 9/16 wrench


Instructions for DeWalt Router

  • Changing the Bit
    • Unplug Router
    • Use two DeWalt wrenches to loosen/tighten the collet nut

Instructions for Chicago Orange Trim Router

  • Changing the Bit
    • Unplug Router
    • Use two wrenches to loosen/tighten the collet nut, Shaft special 10 mm wrench, Collet Nut 17 mm wrench

Other References

Please look over the Cutter and Collet Care booklet

Maintenance

  • Clean Collets prior to using
  • Ball Bearing guides should be kept clean and free to rotate
  • Clean resin buildup on router bits with cleaning solvent

Things that Need to be Done

FAQs