Compact Router handles cutting of hardwoods.

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Equipped with 5.6 A, 30,000 rpm motor, Model D26670 features spindle lock design that speeds bit changes using one wrench, and ¼ in. collet that enables users to cut with round-over bits, laminate bits, and variety of decorative detail bits. Model D26670 accepts standard guide bushings for cutting mini dovetails, hinge butt, and strike and latch templates. Additional features include extra-large base locking knob and large, vertical power switch.

Original Press Release:

DeWALT Introduces New Compact Router With Increased Performance And Cut Capabilities

October 2006 - DeWALT, a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools, announced the launch of its new heavy-duty compact router (D26670). This router offers users enhanced cut capabilities for greater performance and ease of use. Designed for woodworkers, the compact router is ideal for window and door installations, display and cabinet work, furniture crafting, and countertop repair and installation.

With a 5.6 amp, 30,000 RPM motor, the D26670 delivers high performance and torque, ideal for use on hardwoods and in small router applications. The improved spindle lock design offers increased productivity with faster bit changes using one wrench. The 1/4" collet provides end users with added versatility by allowing them to cut with round-over bits, laminate bits and a variety of decorative detail bits. DeWALT also designed the D26670 to accept standard guide bushings, which allow the user to cut mini dovetails, hinge butt and strike and latch templates, among other distinctive cuts.

To further enhance tool functionality, the D26670 is equipped with an extra-large base locking knob. Additionally, the compact router has a large, vertical switch allowing the user to cut power quickly and easily.

Combination Kit Offering
DeWALT has also introduced the compact router combo kit (D26670K) to simplify the purchasing process for end users, providing a cost effective package that delivers maximum versatility. The combo kit includes the D26670 and two new bases for offset and tilt base applications.

About DeWALT (
DeWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools with more than 300 power tool and equipment products as well as 800 power tool accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors and nailers, as well as saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screw driving accessories and more. DeWALT tools can be found wherever tools are sold, nationally and internationally. With more than 1,000 factory owned and authorized locations DeWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America.

Specifications: D26670 Heavy-Duty Compact Router and D26670 Heavy-Duty Compact Router Combo Kit

Model                              D26670         D26670K
Unit Replacing DW670 DW673
Amps 5.6 5.6
RPMs 30,000 30,000
Spindle Lock Yes Yes
Accepts Standard Guide Bushings Yes Yes
Price $109.00 $219.00

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