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Rockler Router Plate Template

Item #: 20956
$10.99
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Perfectly sized for Rockler and Bench Dog router plates.

Overview

Get a custom fit for your router table plate with this easy-to-use template. With an 8-1/4" x 11-3/4" design, it is perfectly sized for Rockler router plates and Bench Dog router plates.

  • Templates are made of 1/2" MDF material.
  • Instructions are permanently affixed to the template.
  • We suggest using our 1/2" Pattern Cutting Bit #33536 (sold separately, but other 1/2" pattern bits also work.
  • For best results, mount the template to the desired location of the router plate installation using double-face tape (sold separately).
  • Optional Router Plate Leveling and Locking Hardware Pack sold separately.

Tech Spec

Brand Rockler
Weight (lbs) 2.2300

Reviews

Customer Reviews

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Coe. of expansion

William Posted March 15, 2014
Aluminum has a very high C.O.E. That is why it was a disaster for electrical wiring. A fit at one temperature will not fit at another. A form made for an aluminum part at one temperature will be too big or too small for the same part at a different temperature. The only solution would be to make the form over sized. If your shop is at a constant temperature then go for a tight fit, if your shop is like mine with a 120 degree temperature variation learn to live with the crack.

I checked the template and discovered...

Kevin M from Richardson, TX Posted October 19, 2011
I checked the template and discovered that the template was not snug to the plate. I used 3 rows of masking tape on the inside of the template, checked it against the router plate and then cut a trial cutout in an extra piece of material. The template was still approx 1/32 too loose. one more interior wrap, cut the template out and the router plate needs to be tapped into the cutout with zero tolerance of movement in any direction. While not perfect out of the box it did provide a great starting point.

I was setting up two 2...

Cedar H from Pleasant Hill, MO Posted May 8, 2011
I was setting up two 2 workstations at a local Boy Scout Camp and the template with the inserts made it easy to install in existing workbenches.

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