A wood router is a must have power tool for any arcade cabinet project. We chose the Bosch 1617EVSPK 12 Amp 2-1/4-Horsepower Plunge and Fixed Base Variable Speed Router Kit with 1/4-Inch and 1/2-Inch Collets. This router gives your the best of all worlds – with both a plunge and fixed base. It can also accept both 1/4 inch and 1/2 inch collets. In other words this router should be the last one you’ll ever need. It’s versatility is perfect for just about any word working project – and it’s create for arcade cabinets.
Some of it’s other features include:
- Variable speed
- Soft start – important safety feature
- Contoured soft grip handles – you will want these
- 2.25 HP/12 Amp motor – powerful enough for just about any job
- Comes with a carrying case – nice feature
The router is an Amazon best seller. It has over 500 positive reviews. If you’re a Prime member you can have it with free shipping in just 2 days. Bosch is well known for its quality power tools.
The price is very reasonable for this level of quality and functionality. Click below for current pricing.