digital position readout

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Mounting the Remote Digital Readout

The router lift is designed with a 16 tooth per inch screw to adjust the height, which means if you rotate the crank one full rotation you raise the router 1/16". Although that's a pretty handy feature, I decided that I still wanted to be able to see exactly what height the router bit was, rather than try to keep track of the number of rotations. Also, you can zero the dial readout on the top of the router lift, but it's just not as easy as pressing a button. Read more »

Tools: aviation snips, ball peen hammer, bench vise, crimper, drill bit, drill press, tap wrench, taper tap

Materials: digital position readout, lock washer, pan head screw, sheet metal, spray paint, washer