Doing stopped cuts on the router table is a great way to cut the concealed grooves that hold box bottoms. But lowering a board on a spinning router bit has always made me nervous. So I came up with a process that I’m more comfortable with.
The simplicity of a router allows it to adapt to all kinds of operations. By making some accessories, you can open up new options for using your router. Chris Fitch shares a few router bases that are made for mortising, trimming and planing boards.