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The router is perhaps the most versatile of any woodworking tool. You can use it to do everything from shaping simple edge profiles to cutting complex joinery.


Build the Perfect Router Table for a Small Workshop

Don't be fooled by its small size. This portable router table packs in a lot of big-time features. Just like … Read More

3 Must-Have Shop-Made Router Bases

The simplicity of a router allows it to adapt to all kinds of operations. By making some accessories, you can … Read More

Magnetic Router Table Upgrade

A simple way to hold a featherboard on your router table. Read More

Cutting Perfect Circles With The Router Table

It may surprise people, but making circles is easily done with the this setup I built for the router table. Read More

Horizontal Mortiser — Reader Project

A Woodsmith reader tackles a shop-built tool — and adds some custom touches. Read More

Save $100s by Building Your Own Router Lift!

A router lift makes working at the router table so much easier. Bit height adjustments and even bit changes can … Read More

A Micro-Adjustable Router Table Fence

A precision fence for a small router table. Read More

Top 5 Weekend Router Jigs

These handy router jigs help you rout dadoes, create mortises, cut circles, and join project parts together. Read More

Fast & Easy Finger Joints with a Router Jig

The flexibility and easy setup of this unique jig makes adding eye-catching elements to your next project a snap. Plus, … Read More

Perfect Router Joinery with this Adjustable Dado Jig

A hand-held router and jig can make life easy for creating smooth dadoes and grooves. Plus, this handy jig has … Read More

End Grain Router Sled

Routing across the end of the workpiece brings all kinds of considerations: safety, workpiece control, preventing tearout, and keeping the … Read More

Router Bit Storage Tray

All the router bits you need close at hand but out of the way — this tip is a keeper. Read More

Shop-Made Router Lift Upgrade

A shop-made router lift can make your router table that much easier to set up. An ordinary socket wrench can … Read More

Fluting Jig

A fluted work piece adds class and distinction to any project. This jig makes it a breeze to layout flutes. Read More

Make It Round On The Router Table

Who says you can’t teach an old router table new tricks? Here are a couple of handy techniques that will … Read More