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Router Table

!!! attention This tool is still in development and as such is not yet currently operational

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We have a Router Table set up in the workshop on the main WoodyDusty workbench. It can be used to cut profiles and groves in wood.

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This machine is owned by the Hackspace. Please treat the machine with respect and do not abuse/mistreat it.

Status & Operation

  • Location: Woodwork (WoodyDusty)
  • Operating: No
  • Training: Woodwork - Basic Training & Safety Induction
  • Lone Working: Allowed
  • Primary Material: Wood




This machine is included in the general WoodyDusty Training & Safety induction, this can be completed either in person or via the Moodle course:

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The training will cover the following: - Usage of the machine including workbench accessories - How check & identify the router speed, size & height - How to change & replace the router bit


When using the Router Table PPE is mandatory and the dust extraction should be running. - Eye protection - Ear protection - Dust mask (recommended)

Loose clothing should be secured and loose jewelry should be removed, long hair must be tied back. Do not use gloves when operating the machine as they may become entangled.

During an emergency, if the workshop safety switches are triggered the machine will be disabled as power to the workshop will be stopped. Only board members have the ability to restore power to the workshops after these instances.

Risk Assessment

Router Table Risk Assessment


This tool has modification to the original handheld router and as such the manual only reflects the unaltered version. To be come familiar with the operation of the tool please see the training material. ~insert link to manual~


Periodic maintenance is overseen by the Woodwork Team. Issues & faults can be reported to them though the WoodyDusty telegram group chat "Got Wood?". ~insert link to chat