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That's a terribly unfortunate situation for the person in the video. It certainly could have been catastrophic. However, these machines shouldn't be used without supervision. CERTAINLY not for long periods of un-monitored time! This is a potential issue with any mount. If it gets warm and loses grip, the router may certainly move. The fiber board material being cut is certainly prone to catching fire.

I would think that maybe updating the design a bit with better heat dissipation would be good. I say that without having any actual design experience or ideas on how to achieve that. :( Maybe adding a bottom piece that cups the router and also redirects the airflow from the bottom of the router would be good. That would also help with chips flying around. And possibly integrating an LED light ring?

I haven't started cutting with mine yet, I do have the router mounted though and it has a very tight grip.