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Precision Router Base

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Precision Router Base

About This Item

A more stable way to support your Dremel. 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.
    Designed especially for stringed instrument work.
  • 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.

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 100, Dremel 4000, 400XPR, Professional, MultiPro and most corded models made since 1986
Black & Decker Wizard and RTX
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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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5.0

Great router base

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Verified Buyer


This router base really does a good job. It's precize and easy to use. Specially for the smaller shop or diy

5.0

Inlay woodworking

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Verified Buyer


The precision router base provides a less bulky and more precise method for routing delicate inlay than hand held routers. I do not make instruments, so I was unaware of this option until now.

5.0

Dremel router

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Verified Buyer


Works great.

5.0

Precision Router Base

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Verified Buyer


Well made. Fits my Bosch Gro10.8v-li Professional Cordless Rotary Tool perfectly.
I found an edge guide in my shop that fits the Precision Router Base, and the accessory holes will be useful for other shop-made attachments.

5.0

Just works

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Verified Buyer


There are fancier (and more expensive) bases around, but6 this does the job and does it with precision.

5.0

Wow

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Verified Buyer


Used this to cut space for a veneer compass rose on a little Adirondack table. Little stew Mac 1/8” bit. It is really a hoot. Dial in depth and go to town with the Dremel I’ve had forever. Highly recommend.

5.0

A great tool.

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Verified Buyer


I'm a old guy!! I have all the material: book, scribe, dreme tool,etc etc but I am yet to do some inlay. I have been playing for 55 years and only into fretting and finishing and building the past ten years. Stewmac has been my guide over the year

5.0

Great tool!

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Verified Buyer


I've tried using my Dremel before getting this Router Base and I almost just got rid of the Dremel. This thing is awesome! It is soo worth it and makes the Dremel a great tool for inlays. The only thing better than this is the Plunge Router Base. If you can afford to get the Plunge Base go for it!

5.0

Just what I needed

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Verified Buyer


Works like a charm!

5.0

router base

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Verified Buyer


Great solid well made and easy to adjust i recommend this product

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