Our Top Choice
Bosch Combination Plunge Router
Bosch has been in the business of power tools and home appliances for over a century. The Bosch Combination Plunge Router comes with both fixed base and plunge base.
Features two types of bases. Good amount of horsepower. Very fast speed. Strong construction.
A little pricey because of the high-end features.
8,000 – 25,000 rpm
DeWalt Compact Router
DeWalt offers a full catalog of fasteners and power tools to toughen your workbench. Its DeWalt Compact Router comes with a powerful motor of 1.25 hp to handle even tough applications.
Good value for money. Powerful motor. Good variable speed range. Durable construction.
Heats a bit when it runs for long time continuously.
16,000 – 27,000 rpm
Makita Compact Router
Makita is a global brand, leading in cordless and corded power tools. Its Makita Compact Router comes with 3 bases and a variable speed ranging from 10,000 to 30,000 rpm.
Powerful motor. Amazing speed range. Durable construction. Ergonomic design.
A bit pricey because of the high-end features.
10,000 – 30,000 rpm
Milwaukee D-Handle Router
Milwaukee has continued to develop innovative products for over 8 decades. The Milwaukee D-Handle Router features a 24,000 rpm motor and runs on 11 amps.
Affordable. Fair operations speed. Comfortable D-handle grip.
Not very powerful for tough applications.
up to 24,000 rpm
Porter-Cable is an American company known for pioneering several noteworthy power tools. Its 690LR wood router features a 1-3/4 max Hp and 27,500 rpm.
Affordable. Good variable speed. Ergonomically designed handles. Strong aluminum housing.
Not powerful enough for complicated applications.
up to 27,500 rpm