Tool Test: Firestorm Plunge Router a Great Value for Home Woodworkers

By David Thiel
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From the November 2006 issue #158
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I’m going to surprise a few of you by recommending an $80 router in this column. Frequently, less expensive routers are lacking in features and performance to the point that I think your money is better saved until you can afford the tool you need.

But in this case, the new Firestorm plunge router has performance and features that rival the more expensive routers. Don’t get me wrong – this isn’t a router I’d recommend for use in a production shop, but for the occasional home woodworker (or for those who think they could use an extra router) this tool is a great bargain.

From the November 2006 issue #158
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