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The author evaluated 13 router tables for the sturdiness of their tables and fences, for dust collection, and for ease of operation and setup. A good router table is flat and has a stout base and a fence able to support jigs and hold-downs. The fence on the Eagle America is two-piece aluminum with a plastic face and T-tracks on top, front, and back. The top is 1-1/8-in. MDF with plastic laminate on both sides. The cabinet on the model was easy to assemble, and the upper doors help with dust collection. The router compartment has limited storage and the table sagged 0.040 in.
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