Precision Router Base Complete Set

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Designed especially for stringed instrument work. Our exclusive design provides excellent control when routing for binding and inlays.

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Precision Router Base Complete Set

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Precision Router Base

Dan Erlewine demonstrates our Precision Router Base, for inlays and other routing on guitars and all stringed instruments.


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Designed especially for stringed instrument work. Our exclusive design provides excellent control when routing for binding and inlays.

SAVE when you buy this complete set including:

  • Precision Router Base
  • Edge Guide
  • 5/16" router bit for binding
  • Air pump with hose

Our sturdy, compact base is the best way to hold a Dremel for freehand routing, inlaying, widening fret slots, and more. Made of machined steel, brass and aluminum, it features precision cutting depth adjustment with large thumbwheels to eliminate guesswork.

  • Excellent control
  • Easy installation
  • Accurate freehand routing

Sturdy, compact, and adjustable
Each turn of the large knurled thumbwheels adjusts your Dremel's cutting depth by .035" (.889mm). You can rout an inlay cavity that's precisely compensated for the thickness of the pearl and glue, for less sanding later.

Tall twin handles give you excellent control for freehand routing, and you get a good view of your work. There's even a built-in nozzle for attaching a mini air pump to continuously blow away the dust—you'll rout inlay cavities more precisely, for a better fit requiring less filler.

Complete set includes:

Precision Router Base
For sturdy, accurate freehand routing
Binding Edge Guide
To cut smooth, clean binding channels up to 3/8" thick
Router Bit for Binding
Small diameter is ideal for tight curves
Mini Air Pump
Keeps the cutting area free of dust


And here's a tip from Dan Erlewine: clamp the Dremel and router base upside-down on your workbench, and use the bottom of the router base as a mini drum sander, as Dan Erlewine did for a Gibson L-1 archtop bridge in this issue of our Trade Secrets Newsletter.

Installation is easy.
Simply unscrew the threaded plastic collar on the nose of the Dremel, and screw on the Precision Router Base. Its 3/4-12 thread fits:
Dremel 4000, 400XPR, Professional, MultiPro and most corded models made since 1986
Black & Decker Wizard and RTX
Our Foredom custom handpiece

Make your Dremel a more versatile guitar shop tool.
The Precision Router Base is a direct fit on our attachments:

Attachments for
Saddle slotting
Bridge Saddle Routing Jig
Attachments for
Routing
Soundhole/Rosette Routing Jig
Purfling/Soundhole Router Guide


Trade Secrets! Newsletter

"Which binding tools should I choose?"

Erick Coleman answers a frequent question from customers: Which tools to use for routing channels for instrument bindings?

Product Instructions

Precision Router Base and Edge Guide

How to assemble and use the Precision Router Base and Edge Guide.

Ratings & Reviews

Precision Router Base Complete Set

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Better than the original

By Martin Fuerstenau from Unterfoehring
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, January 06, 2012


I think it is much better than the original one. The only thing I miss is the edge guide but this is only usefull for non luthier jobs. For doing fine works where you have to look at you cutting this one is much better. With this tool you can work much more accurate as with the original one.

Great tool

By Gmiller from Lucasville,oh
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, January 06, 2012


I purchased this kit to do some inlay work on my first guitar kit and thought I would maybe try It on the binding that I was scared of doing and this tool worked like a charm on both jobs, very precise and well made. Greg. Lucasville oh

beautiful little piece of machining.  

By HippieDave from Caspar, CA
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, December 31, 2011


Congrats to StewMac. Home run with this product.

Whole new level...

By McFudd from S.W. MI
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, December 26, 2011


... of precision. I never thought I'd be able to get as intricate as this base allows me to. I just like it and what it had enabled me to do with inlays

High Quality

By cknob from Media, PA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, December 21, 2011


Very well made quality item. When used in combination with the circle cutting attachment, it's a fantastic rosette and sound hole cutter. I just mark the scale, dial it in and it's perfect every time. The binding cutter leaves a little to be desired especially if you have a well shaped back but thats the case with any base riding rabet cutter. For modest to minimal back curved instruments, it works well.

router base

By lynn foster from newport news, VA
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, December 17, 2011


the base i purchesed for my dremal tool seemed to be alittle expensive but i am very pleased with the control i now have, it makes percision routing better than bye hand only. nice tool

Amazing product

By Tim Romagna from Clinton, New Jersey
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, October 09, 2011


This is a necessary buy

Great tool!!!

By Rodolfo from Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, October 07, 2011


Great tool, it makes my Dremel as a little route to do many works like inlays and binding. Very versatile and useful.

Wonderful

By Brian Howard from PA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, September 28, 2011


This is a great little set up. Useful for so many things besides inlay work like pocketing braces into linings. Don't know how I got along without one.

Awesome! 

By MarcMaria from San Jose CA
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, September 16, 2011


I had a tricky job to drop a rosette into a guitar that didn't have one. I created a jig in the guitar and the StewMac rosette cutter and precision router base dropped right in and made a perfect cut. I used the fine adjust to shave a little more for a great fit. This would not have been possible with Dremel's wobbly router base.

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