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Precision Router Base Complete Set

About This Item

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


Video

Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

"Which binding tools should I choose?"

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

Instructions

Product Instructions

Precision Router Base and Edge Guide

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

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4.0

router base

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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

5.0

Amazing product

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This is a necessary buy

5.0

Great tool!!!

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

5.0

Wonderful

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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.

5.0

Awesome! 

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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.

5.0

My favorite gadget

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You know you're a luthier when you crack a huge smile every time you reach for a tool like this. Indispensable in my shop, a necessity for the custom builder.

5.0

Router

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It is a fine piece of design. Much better than the Dremel plastic router fitting. It is a piece of machinery. I could just look at it and appreciate the design and production values. It's metal, its got brass knurled adjusters. It is a precision build. If you are a tool junkie, just buy one to admire. Get the depth guide part as well. Put it all together and contemplate old world values. By the the way, it is rigid in operation and produces excellent slots and routes. Just get one. Whoever designed this could have cut a lot of corners. Thank you for not doing that!

5.0

router base and set

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Nice hardware. Very good for inlays. Inlays take practice and can be frustrating, but this tool is a great help.

4.0

Good Base

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Much better than a stock Dremel-Base. A must for inlays.

5.0

Cool!

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Does everything they say it will do. Nice and sturdy, very well made. A far cry better than the plastic dremel base I have.

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