UNSW Making

Router (Trim/Plunge)

Hand Held Router

A trim router is used for a wide variety of tasks including routing for inlay cavities and hinge mortises, rounding over edges, flush trimming hardwood edging, and a whole lot more.

Required Badge

To gain access to this machine you must complete one of the below badges.

Advanced Woodworking Badge
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Advanced furniture/table woodworking methods

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Trim Router Badge
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Individual Training on the Trim Router

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Suitable Materials

  • Plastic
  • Solid Timber
  • Wood

Process

  • Jointing
  • Routing
  • Slotting

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Festool CMS GE Basic 600x400mm 1
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Festool OF 2200 EB-Plus 2
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Makita 3600B 1
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Makita DRT50Z 1/4" (6.35mm) Tooling 1
Design Futures Lab Advanced Manufacturing Lab Makita DRT50Z 1/4" (6.35mm) Tooling 1
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Makita RT0700C (corded) 1/4" 6.25mm router chuck corded 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Festool OF 2200 EB-Plus 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Makita DRT50Z 1/4" (6.35mm) Tooling 1
Engineering Makerspaces Renewables Makerspace Makita DRT50Z 1/4" (6.35mm) Tooling 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Makita RT0700CX 1/4" (6.35mm) Tooling 1
MCIC MCIC Makerspace Makita DRT50Z 1/4" (6.35mm) Tooling 1
MCIC MCIC Makerspace Makita RT0700CX 1/4" (6.35mm) Tooling 1