A router lift makes working at the router table so much easier. Bit height adjustments and even bit changes can all be handled from above the surface. The thing is most commercial lifts cost way more than the router it holds, but with our plans, you can build your own router table lift for about $50. Simple hardware combined with some plywood and maple creates a robust, easy-to-use router lift.
You may think that a crosscut sled is needed only for cutting wide panels. Not so, says Phil Huber. He built a small-scale sled to handle all of his everyday crosscutting needs. The result is smoother, cleaner cuts and reliable performance.