The final step is to set the top on the bench, line up the holes, screw in the bolts, fasten the router to the insert plate, drop the plate in the mor...
Step 9: A minor fix
When I first mounted my router to the insert plate, and tested it against the top, I found a problem. There router has a knob that is used to lock the spindle from spinning, while you use a wrench on the collet. This knob wouldn't turn, because it ran into the MDF.
It only took a moment to route out enough to make it work.