2 1/4 maximum hp with soft-start technology. 12 amp electronic variable speed motor with full feedback control for constant speed under load from 8,000-24,000rpm .. (this means that this wood router doesn't slow down when you start cutting a really dense wood or a heavier pass)


Independent slotted 1/4" and 1/2" collets for better bit retention

Height Adjustment:

Micro-set thumb wheel for quick height adjustment. Five position turret stop on plunge base for incremental height adjustment.

Plunge Stroke: 2 1/2"

Tool Change:

This woodworking router includes a spindle lock for one wrench bit changes, with a flat top so it can be tipped upside down on your bench for easy bit and depth adjustments.


Clear LEXAN sub-base for better visibility and durability, that accept standard template guide bushings.

Approximate Weight:

10 lbs


90 Day Money Back Guarantee, 1 year Free Service Contract and 3 year Limited Warranty.


Parts Manual

Instruction Manual



B3= comes with three bases.. a "D" base, standard fixed base and a plunge router base in the kit. plus a plastic case to hold everything together.

DW618D: with ONLY D-shaped side handle with built in trigger switch with lock-on feature, dust sealed switch , can be set up for right or left hand control

DW618: standard fixed based router for wood The "K" indicates it comes as a "Kit" ie. in a box.. whereas DW618 is JUST the router itself with no accessories or case.


  1. The lock lever on the plunge base does not tend to always stay locked so you may want to experiment with this in use, or at the very least monitor its position.
  2. Turret Stop: play in rotating cam may cause inaccuracies when absolute precision is critical


deWalt DW618PK router kit