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Router Table Comparison Chart

Find The Perfect Router Table

Router Tables come in all different shapes and sizes with lots of different features and can cost anything from $150 to almost $1000. We’ve put together a handy comparison chart comparing some of the bestselling router tables on the market from Bosch, Kreg and Bench Dog so you can compare the features and specifications at a glance and choose a router table that’s right for your requirements and budget. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for and want to jump straight to our full reviews, our top picks are the Bosch RA1181 if you are looking for a benchtop/jobsite model and the Kreg PRS1040 if you’re after a fully-featured floor standing router table.

 Bosch
RA1181
Kreg
PRS1040
Bench Dog
40-102
Bosch
RA1171
Bench Dog
40-001
Bench Dog
40-300
Bosch
RA1181
Kreg
PRS1040
Bench Dog
40-102
Bosch
RA1171
Bench Dog
40-001
Bench Dog
40-300
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PRICE$159$499$315$141$292
$857
STYLEBench TopFloor StandingExtensionBench TopBench TopFloor Standing
TABLE TOPAluminumMDFCast IronMDFPhenolic laminateCast Iron
TABLE SIZE27" x 18"32" x 24"27" x 16"27" x 18"22" x 16"32" x 24"
MOUNTING PLATENot included
MOUNTING PLATE SIZE9-1/4" x 11-3/4"9-1/4" x 11-3/4"8-1/4" x 11-3/4"9-1/4" x 11-3/4"8-1/4" x 11-3/4"8-1/4" x 11-3/4"
PRE-DRILLED MOUNTING PLATENot included
MITER SLOT
T-SLOT
FENCE SIZE25-1/8" x 4-7/8"36" x 3-1/2"28" x 3-1/2"25-1/8" x 4-7/8"22" x 3-1/2"32" x 3-1/2"
FENCE CONSTRUCTIONAluminum + MDF100% AluminumAluminum + MDFAluminum + MDFAluminum + MDFAluminum + MDF
ADJUSTABLE SUB-FENCE
DUST EXTRACTION
FENCE ADJUSTMENTTwin slotT-squareTwin slotTwin slotTwin slotTwin slot
BASE TYPEOpenOpenN/AEnclosedOpenEnclosed
BASE CONSTRUCTIONHard PlasticSteelN/ALaminated MDFPlywoodPlywood
CHIP GUARD
FEATHERBOARDS
WARRANTY1 year1 yearLifetime
1 yearLifetimeLifetime
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Chester is older than he likes to admit, a lifelong woodworker with a special interest in everything related to routers, router tables and router lifts in particular. His aim in life is to own everything made by the Kreg Tool Company, and his doctor says he's most likely addicted to anodized aluminum.