For use only with the Ryobi R161 or R162 router (includes R1801M1 motor with R181FB1 base) Your new router table has been engineered and manufactured to Ryobi's high standard for dependability, ease of operation, and operator safety. Properly cared for, it will give you years of rugged, trouble-free performance.
Safety, performance, and dependability have been given top priority in the design of this router table making it easy to maintain and operate. The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, WEAR YOUR which can result in severe eye damage.
RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION Safe operation of this power tool requires that you read and understand this operator's manual and all labels affixed to the tool. Safety is a combination of common sense, staying alert, and knowing how your tool works. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS Know your power tool.
Do not use awkward hand positions. Use overhead guard when adjustable fence is not in place. Firmly clamp or bolt the router table to a work surface so that the router table surface is approxi- mately hip height. Never leave tool running unattended. Turn the power off.
Important: Some of the following symbols may be used on your tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer. SYMBOL NAME Volts Amperes Hertz Watt Minutes Alternating Current No Load Speed...
If any parts are damaged or missing, please call 1-800-525-2579 for assistance. PACKING LIST 1. Router table surface (1) 2. Table leg (4) 3. Socket head screw (19) 4. Lock washer (19) 5. Hex key (1) 6.
SWITCH The router table has a conveniently located toggle switch. In addition, the router table is equipped with a switch key. You must insert the key to turn the switch on. If you remove the key during operation, you can turn the switch off, but you may not turn it on again until you replace the key.
FEATURES CUTTER GUARD/ VACUUM ATTACHMENT FENCE MITER GAUGE SWITCH KEY SWITCH FRONT VIEW REAR VIEW Fig. 1 WARNING: Do not attempt to modify this tool or create accessories not recommended for use with this tool. Any such alteration or modification is misuse and could result in a hazardous condition leading to possible serious personal injury.
TO ATTACH THE SWITCH BOX See Figure 3. Follow these directions to attach the switch box. Place the router table upside down on a flat surface. Hold the switch box so that the words ON and OFF on the toggle switch are upside down.
TO ATTACH THE FENCE See Figure 5. Follow these directions to attach the fence. Place the router table right side up with the back edge closest to you. Position the fence on the table with the four black knobs facing you.
Be sure the table is stable and rests on all four legs. Hold the router upside down so that the front of the router faces you. Align the holes in the center of the table with the holes in the router.
See Figure 10a and 10b. Follow these directions to mount the table to a work surface. Place the router table right side up on a sturdy work surface, e.g., work stand, workbench, counter top. Mark the holes with a pencil.
Follow the directions for installing and removing cutters in the operator’s manual. WARNING: Use this router table only with a Ryobi router. Do not attempt to use any other router with this table. Fail- ure to heed this warning could result in improper operation of the tool and serious personal injury.
NOTE: To remove throat plate, pull gently until the throat plate snaps out. WARNING: Never attempt to operate router table without the throat plate in place. Failure to do so could result in the workpiece jamming or objects falling into the rotating spindle, which could cause serious personal injury.
INSERTING THE STARTING PIN Place the starting pin on the router table and use it as a pivot point when cutting small, odd-shaped pieces. NOTE: It is not necessary to use the fence when you are using the starting pin. Additionally, only use piloted cutters when using the starting pin.
Failure to heed this warning can result in serious personal injury. WARNING: When servicing use only identical Ryobi replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause product damage. GENERAL Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts.
Ryobi Authorized Service Center. Be sure to provide all pertinent facts when you call or visit. Please call 1-800-525-2579 for your nearest Ryobi Authorized Service Center. You can also check our Web site at www.ryobitools.com for a complete list of Authorized Service Centers.