Makita Compact Router Kit

Tool Test: Makita Compact Router Kit

Bigger doesn’t always mean better.By Robert W. Lang Page 16Small routers are easy to handle, and the addition of multiple bases makes them good all-purpose tools. The basic 1⁄4"-collet router that comes in the new Makita compact kit (RT0700CX3) has good power and variable speed. The motor slides in the base and clamps firmly, with...