Binding Router Guide

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Great for archtop instruments! Works where a standard router base can't. Fits Dremel and Black & Decker rotary tools. Router Bit sold separately.

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Binding Router Guide

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Great for archtop instruments! Works where a standard router base can't. Fits Dremel and Black & Decker rotary tools. Router Bit sold separately.

This versatile attachment was designed by our own Don MacRostie for use with our Binding Router Bit. It screws onto the Dremel tool, and its thumbscrew-adjustable edge guide lets you cut an accurate ledge for any binding thickness up to .220".

Made of precision-machined aluminum and brass, it's great for routing the edges of archtop instruments, where a standard router base won't work. It installs easily on Dremel MultiPro™ or Professional rotary tools (and Black & Decker Wizard™/RTX™ tools), replacing the threaded plastic collar on the tool housing (fits 12 threads per inch).

Designed to be used with 5/16" diameter carbide-tipped Binding Router Bit.

Piloted Binding Router Bits also available.

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Binding Router Guide

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By thom from palmdale,ca
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, June 18, 2011

I'm not a luthier, just a guy that likes making instruments. This made binding for my Balalaika project easy. That's saying something because it's loaded with every angle imaginable and I have never installed binding before. It's not finished yet but you may get the idea

Dremel binding guide

By Kenny Fox from Perth, Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, May 07, 2011

Useful but tricky. The tool's footprint is too small and is unstable in use. Height adjustment is fickle but once sorted this can be a useful item in the workshop.

Binding Router Guide

By Joe Comroe from Longview Tx.
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, April 19, 2011

An excellent well made tool. It does a very nice job, as long as you use it carefully. Just two suggestions, #1 the center hole needs to be larger, so it will work on all Dremel corded tools. #2 the roller screw needs to be locktited so it won't vibrate out.

Binding Router Guide

By Dan Randle from Coos Bay, OR
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, March 05, 2011

Haven't used it to set a binding yet but did have to use it to remove a back. It worked good even though the back was ruined, it still saved me many hours of removing with a razor saw.

Makes the Job easier

By John Schurman from Zeeland, Michigan
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, March 02, 2011

The binding router guide and bit made the job of binding a Les Paul style body very easy. Slow and easy, a little at a time, and the edges were clean. After a few practice pieces you get the feel. Highly recommended.

Not bad tool

By Alexandr from Kazakhstan
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, August 30, 2010

Difficult and not convenient adjustment,

but final result is not bad. I would improve this tool a little.

Pretty good

By Christophe from Hertsberge, Belgium
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, July 21, 2010

I read the previous review but couldn't believe that the tool was useless. The other reviewer was right about the fact that it constantly rocks in every direction. But that is just because of the suggested router bit. If you are using a dremel attached to the routing tool I suggest using one of Stew-mac's downdrill bits (the ones also used for routing your soundhole rosettes). I tried it and it worked great. Just don't rush the whole operation and you will be fine. In fact, I think, this is the cheapest solution out there that will get the job done. Many thanks!

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