Sherwood Industrial Benchtop Router Table with Cast Iron Table & Aluminium Mounting Plate

  • Sherwood Industrial Benchtop Router Table with Cast Iron Table & Aluminium Mounting Plate RT-685-K3

    Many woodworkers don’t want or need a big router table. Usually because they have a tiny workshop, or they need something more portable. If this is you, Sherwood has you covered. Sherwood Benchtop Router Tables offer you all the features of the larger router table setups, all in a compact benchtop ensemble.

    A well-equipped router table is an invaluable addition to any woodworker’s workshop. And you don’t need a full-size setup to benefit from all the features a modern router table can offer.

    The Sherwood Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Table with Aluminium Mounting Plate

    Featuring a cast iron worktable, pressed metal stand, remote switch, an excellent fence setup and an Aluminium router mounting plate - this Sherwood Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Table is comprehensive and affordable. And because all Sherwood products are backed by a 5-year warranty, you can look forward to long stress-free days of guaranteed routing.

    What’s in the kit

    • Aluminium Router Mounting Plate – undrilled with start pin and removable insert ring with spanner
    • 420 x 685mm cast iron router table worktop with twin slot embedded mitre track
    • Pressed metal benchtop router stand with tool caddy
    • Remote switch with safety stop
    • Sliding mitre guide
    • Router table fence with 2 x T-Tracks and faceplate packing rods
    • Fence also features cutter guard, adjustable throat and 63mm dust port

    Mounting plate for any router

    The Aluminium Mounting Plate allows you to attach your choice of handheld plunge router. The mounting plate is supplied undrilled. Use the template supplied to centre your router. Use the plastic base of your router to set out the positions of the fixing screws. Drill and countersink for a secure fit. The mounting plate is supplied with six levelling grub screws so you may align the plate with the surface of the worktable. Watch the video to learn more.

    Please note – when screwing your router to the mounting plate, it is recommended you remove the plastic router base for a firmer fix. In some cases, you may need to purchase longer fixing screws. Contact your local bolt shop for the suitable screws.

    Mounting plate insert rings

    Your router mounting plate can accept a variety of throat insert rings. The insert rings feature a twist lock design, so they are held firmly in position, in line with the surrounding surface. Use the inserts rings to minimise the gap around your router bit to eliminate vibration and increase accuracy.  Insert spanner included. Use the SKU’s RTIRS-4 & RTIRB on the Timbecon website to learn more.

    Cast iron worktable

    Cast iron is the best. Obviously because its super flat, super durable and heavy. In addition, cast iron means you can attach magnetised accessories to assist with your routing.

    Compact

    The Sherwood Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Table is compact. So, it is easy to store on a shelf or drop in the boot of your car. It is the perfect router setup for anyone working in a tiny workshop or who needs to take their router to site.

    Professional grade fence

    A good router table needs a good fence. The fence on the Sherwood Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Table has all the features you would expect to see on a professional grade fence. Including T-Tracks so you can attach a range of accessories. Also included are fence faceplate packing rods, use these to pack the faceplates out and turn your router into a jointer.

    Affordable

    This cast iron benchtop router setup is the most streamlined version of the Sherwood Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Tables. You are guaranteed a sturdy workhorse of a router table at an affordable price.

    5-Year warranty

    All Sherwood products feature a standard 5-Year limited warranty. No other router table setup in its class is more supported than the Sherwood Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Table.

    Cast iron worktable

    Cast iron is super flat so you are always assured your work is running true to the cutter. Its super durable and so lasts a lifetime. Its heavy so vibration is minimised, and it won’t slip if you lean on it.  And lastly, cast iron means you can attach magnetised accessories – open your routing world with cast iron.

    Compact and affordable

    The Sherwood Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Table is compact. So, it is easy to move around, store on a shelf or drop in the boot of your car. It is the most streamlined version of Sherwood’s Industrial cast iron setups, so you have an affordable router table that you can upgrade as you go.

    Mounting plate insert rings

    Your router mounting plate can accept a variety of throat insert rings. Use insert rings to minimise the gap around your router bit to eliminate vibration and increase accuracy. Additional insert rings available use SKU’s RTIRS-4 & RTIRB on the Timbecon website to learn more.

    Professional quality fence

    The Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Table has a professional quality fence. It is fully adjustable, has T-Tracks, safety guard, flip stop and a dust port. Add all the accessories you want. Route safely and precisely.

    Turn your router fence into a jointer

    Your router fence is now even more versatile. Included with your fence are 2 x fence faceplate packing rods. Slide these in behind the outfeed faceplate to pack them out turning your router into a jointer.

    Mitre guide included

    Your Sherwood Cast Iron Industrial Benchtop Router Table is supplied with a mitre guide. Use to make angled cuts across the router bit. The benchtop router worktable features an embedded twin slot mitre track. One slot for the mitre guide, one T-Track for additional accessories such as feather boards.

    Safety switch

    Plug your router motor into the switch, plug the switch into the workshop power point. You know have a safety on/off switch right at your fingertips. Cut the power super-fast if you get into trouble. The days of walking around or fiddling under the worksurface for the switch are over.

    Dust port

    The router fence features a 63mm dust port. Attached to your shop vac and reduce dust in your workshop.

    Tool caddy

    Keep the accessories handy with the integrated tool caddy. Everything is organised and ready to go when working in your own workshop or heading out to site. You won’t leave anything behind.

    Robust construction

    It may be compact, yet this benchtop router ensemble is no waif. The cast iron top, sturdy metal base frame means your benchtop router is built for work. Enjoy years of vibration free use from this benchtop setup.

    Brand

    Sherwood

    Model SKU’s

    RT-685-K3

    Aluminium Router Mounting Plate

    RTAMP-3 (use the model SKU to learn more about the RTAMP-3)

    Compatible router mounting plate insert rings

    RTIRS-4 & RTIRB

    (use the model SKU to learn more about the insert rings RTIRS-4 & RTIRB)

    Overall dimensions

    440 x 820 x 530mm H

    Worktable dimensions

    38 x 420 x 685mm

    Worktable height

    405mm

    Fence dimensions

    95 x 780mm

    Fence travel

    110mm

    Fence dust port

    63mm

    Distance from spindle to front edge of table

    200mm

    Worktable mitre slot dimensions

    1 x 9.5 x 19mm

    1 x 7 x 9mm

    Fence T-Track dimensions x 2

    9.5 x 14mm

    Router insert cut-out

    235 x 298mm

    Throat ring aperture sizes (diameter)

    98mm (plate)

    38mm (insert ring)

    Spanner included

    $1,199.00 (inc GST)
     

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