The T4EK, a compact plunge router from Trend Routing Technologies, is equipped with a 1.1-hp motor and electronic variable speed from 11,500 rpm to 32,000 rpm. Other features include a pressed steel edge guide, a three-stage turret-style depth stop, a spindle lock to facilitate bit changes and a dust collection housing with a 1-3/8-in.-dia. hose port. A Trend guide bushing and an adaptor plate for Porter-Cable-style guide bushings are also included. The T4EK can be used with several Trend routing jigs, including both dovetail jigs and both ellipse jigs. It can also be removed from the base and used as a rotary tool.
Trend Routing Technology, www.trend-usa.com, (270) 872-4674, T4EK Plunge Router, $129.