The Plexiglas™ Routing Aid: Mortises Made Easy

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 | Reader Comments | Promotions | Routers

Quick, easy, accurate dadoes on thin material, such as doors.

The Plexiglas Routing Aid (495 246) attaches to the OF 2200 router for routing grooves and slots on the edge of material while providing dual fence guidance. An integrated ruler and adjustable fences accommodate material from 13/32 inches (10 mm) to 2-9/32 inches (50 mm). The clear Plexiglas material provides great visibility while routing. It's great for routing grooves in doors. Save 10% instantly when you purchase the Plexiglas Routing Aid.

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Robert Slack discovers the Plexiglas template routing aid

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 | Reader Comments | Routers | Reviews | How-To

Routing mortises for locks the easy way.

View a video of the Festool Plexiglas template routing aid on YouTube.

Gaucho WoodworkingWe received an email and some photographs of a project from carpenter Robert Slack of Gaucho Woodworking. He was in the process of installing mortise locks into doors and was struggling to find an easy way to accomplish the task. Fortunately, he got in touch with us as we had the perfect solution: the Plexiglas template routing aid (495 246). This accessory is perfectly suited for any application where you need to position the router (center or otherwise) on narrow stock. This is just one of a myriad of Festool router accessories designed specifically to make the most difficult tasks simple.

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