Router Table features laminated cabinet functionality.

Press Release Summary:

Benchtop Model RA1171 features dual outlet switch and 6 ft cord, eliminating need to reach under table after initial set up. Measuring 25 x 15½ in., laminated top offers expanded smooth work surface for woodworking projects. Two adjustable featherboards mount on 4 7/8 x 25 1/8 in. aluminum fence or table to guide work. Aluminum router mounting plate is pre-drilled for variety of routers. Cabinet style provides dust control with ports on fence and in cabinet.

Original Press Release:

New Bosch RA1171 Benchtop Router Table - A True Woodworkers Table

Laminated Cabinet Functionality, Expanded and Precise Support, Dual Outlet Switch and More...

Mt. Prospect, Ill. (March 30, 2006) - Bosch Power Tools and Accessories announced the release of the RA1171 Benchtop Router Table. The cabinet-style functionality, expanded and precise material support and a dual outlet switch make this the perfect solution for woodworkers in search of a quality benchtop router table for the shop.

Adjusting the fence and bit height on the RA1171 Router Table for precise cuts is easy. Users simply position the tall aluminum 4-7/8 by 25-1/8-inch fence, with adjustable MDF face plates into place. For convenient bit height adjustment capability, Bosch recommends using a router and base with a through-the-table adjustment feature, such as the Bosch 1617-series routers and the Bosch RA1165 Router Table Base (sold separately). Additionally, a dual outlet switch and a 6-foot cord eliminate the need to reach under the table after initial set up. A lock prevents unauthorized use. And the cabinet style improves dust control with ports on both the fence and in the cabinet.

A 25 by 15-1/2-inch smooth laminated top offers an expanded smooth work surface for precision woodworking projects. Two adjustable featherboards quickly mount on the fence or table to guide work as the user wishes. A starter pin and guard offer support for routing curved material. Furthermore, the table includes a flat and precise aluminum router mounting plate, which users will find conveniently pre-drilled for a wide variety of Bosch and many more competitive routers. A blank Bosch mounting plate (RA1186) may be purchased separately and drilled to fit most other routers.

The new Bosch RA1171 Benchtop Router Table comes complete with 2 adjustable featherboards, 3 mounting plate insert rings, 1 adjustable clear guard, 1 starter pin and guard, 2 outfeed fence shims (1/16-inch thick) and the appropriate router mounting hardware.

The aluminum mounting plate is pre-drilled for the following routers:
o Bosch 1617 series fixed base models, 1613 series and 1619EVS
o Porter Cable 690, 892-895 series fixed based models, 7529
o Milwaukee 5615, 5616
o Hitachi M12VC
o DeWalt DW616, DW618 fixed base models
o Makita RF1100, RF1101

About Bosch Power Tools and Accessories:
Bosch Power Tools and Accessories is one of the divisions within the $1 billion, 4,000 employee strong Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, which is the North American branch of the largest power tool and accessory manufacturer in the world, Robert Bosch GmbH. Bosch provides a complete line of corded and cordless power tools and accessories engineered to survive any jobsite and allow professionals to take control of their work. For more information, call toll free 877-BOSCH-99 (877-267-2499) or visit

About Bosch North America:
In North America, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets power tools and accessories, automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial automation and mobile products, security technology, thermo-technology, packaging equipment and household appliances. Bosch employs nearly 23,000 associates in more than 80 primary and 20 associated facilities throughout the region with reported sales of $7.8 billion in 2004. For more information, visit

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