Alex from Yangan in Queensland. Have just built my frame and started the calibration process. Hit a couple of snags. The main being that my Ryobi Plunge Router and my Makita Brushless Router will not be suitable for the z-axis. Are there any aussies out there that have a router that works?
I have looked at this one and thinking it might be an option…
SKIL 10 Amp Fixed Base Corded Router —RT1323-00 : Amazon.com.au: Home Improvement
Is Bosch available to you?
This video might help you pick:
Keep in mind that with some of the upgraded z-axis options more types of routers can work.
I did add an octopus strap on top to help the Z-axis retract.
I do have a spindle and plans to build a meticulous Z axis that fit it, but in the meantime, this works perfectly for me.