Very small router table, using a Makita Handheld Router*. I originally made it larger, but had to make it smaller to be printable from a single 1kg spool (it uses about 1kg of plastic). I’ve been using it with fillet templates and flush trim router bits* to cut panels for an adaptive kayak seat the Environmental Traveling Companions are making.
After printing, parts of the clamp may need to be separated from the shell with a small spatula. There are spots for two small M3 socket cap screws under the clamp to prevent it from wearing in those spots.
The rubber base is optional, as is the geared wheel (the wheel can get jammed from material falling into the gears so it may be better to leave it out).
I also added a Mini Router Table, which is larger than the one in the picture (240mm across instead of 180mm – I haven’t tried printing the larger version).
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