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Adding a Switched Outlet

Adding a Switched Outlet Turning a power tool on and off is easy right? Just flip the switch. Unfortunately, it’s not always convenient or even easy to access a switch quickly — especially on a hand-held router that’s been mounted in a table. I found this out on the Stow-Away Router Table in Issue No. 71. To solve this problem, I added a switched outlet to the side of the table. With a switched outlet that’s positioned for easy access, you won’t have to worry about finding the on/off switch — especially if you need to get to it in a hurry. This supplementary article is available to download in this Online Extra. (See download link above)