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Rockler Dog Hole Routing Template

Create a grid of neatly spaced dog holes with just your plunge router—3/4'' holes accept a wide variety of workholding accessories.

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This clear template makes it easy to use a plunge router and a 1/2'' straight bit to create a grid of 3/4'' dog holes in your benchtop. These holes then allow you to use a variety of optional bench dogs, hold-downs, dog hole clamps, holdfasts, auto-adjust dog clamps, planing stops, Bench Cookie Risers and more. The template spaces your holes 4'' apart, allowing you to secure your work anywhere on the workbench.


  • Works with a plunge router and 1/2'' bit to create a grid of 3/4'' dog holes spaced 4'' on center
  • Resulting holes accepts 3/4'' round bench dogs and other work-holding accessories
  • Wedging action of dog pins locks template into routed holes to prevent shifting
  • Removable pins make it easy to start the pattern in one corner and expand as needed
  • Guide marks show centerlines of holes for alignment if routing alternate pattern
  • Includes four edge pins, three indexing dog pins and brass guide bushing

Rockler Dog Hole Routing Template
(1) Clear polycarbonate router template
(3) Dog hole pins
(4) Edge pins
(1) 3/4'' brass router bushing

More Information
Brand Rockler
Manufacturer Part Number HAI63779
Weight 3.600000
Tech Spec
  • Brand: Rockler Innovation
  • Template Dimensions: 16'' x 12'' x 1/4'' thick
  • Materials: Polycarbonate template; steel registration pins and indexing dogs
  • Guide Bushing Diameters: 21/32'' inside diameter; 3/4'' outside diameter
  • Compatible Router Bit: 1/2'' diameter (sold separately)

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