The Bosch RA1181 is an open style, benchtop table made from quality components, with a good sized tabletop plus an excellent fence, giving you two of the main advantages of larger router tables in a compact, portable form and at an excellent price too. If space is at a premium and you are looking for a router table to get out and clamp to your bench each time you use it, the Bosch RA1181 should be right up there on your list.
The Kreg PRS1040 is a top quality freestanding router table with a number of innovative features that make it stand out from the competition. The most noticeable feature is the innovative table saw style T-square fence which keeps the fence permanently parallel to the miter slot, even while you are adjusting it. All you need to do is set your measurement on the scale using the magnified cursor, lock down the cam lock and you can be confident that the fence is parallel and true for its full length, exactly as you would with a table saw. The quality of the components is top notch and, as with all Kreg products, the thought and workmanship that has gone into the Kreg PRS1040 router table make it a joy to use.
The Bench Dog 40-001 ProTop Contractor Router Table is a cabinet base, benchtop router table made from top quality components, with a good sized tabletop, Bench Dog’s excellent ProFence and a solid birch plywood cabinet base that’s designed for the rigors of the job site. It also features Bench Dog’s unique dual position fence slots that allow you to move the fence to accommodate larger panels, maximizing your usable tabletop space.
The Bench Dog 40-102 ProMax Router Table is the perfect solution for woodworkers who want the benefits of a freestanding router table but have limited workshop space. By attaching the Bench Dog 40-102 ProMax to your existing table saw, you get the benefits of increased table-top real estate, plus the stability that comes from not only the cast iron router table itself, but from the table saw it’s attached to, without taking up any more space in your workshop than your existing table saw.
The Bench Dog 40-300 ProMax Router Table is Bench Dog’s top of the range complete router table package including all of their top router table components – the ProMax RT Cast Iron Router Table Top, the 32-inch ProFence32 and the ProCabinet Baltic Birch Base. If you’ve got the space in your workshop, and you’re looking for an enclosed, cabinet-style, floor standing router table, the Bench Dog 40-300 ProMax is one of the best router tables on the market for size, stability, and durability.
The Bosch RA1171 is Bosch’s cabinet style router table, designed to be mounted on your workbench (like the RA1181) but giving better dust collection and noise reduction due to the enclosed cabinet. Like the RA1181 it’s made from reasonable quality components, with a good sized tabletop plus an excellent fence, giving you two of the main advantages of larger router tables in a compact, portable form and at an equally good price too. It’s not aimed at the heavy user, but for under $150 it performs well.