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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.


Fold-Away Router Table

Fold-Away Router Table

Having a router table that can be set up and stowed away quickly is a good thing to have around … Read More

Shop-Made Fold-Away Router Table

Shop-Made Fold-Away Router Table

An easy way to have a router table and shop space as well. Read More

Shop-Built Folding Router Table

Shop-Built Folding Router Table

This briefcase-sized package transforms into a full-featured benchtop router table in minutes, and folds up for storage just as quick. Read More

Small Parts Router Trammel

Small Parts Router Trammel

A router trammel doesn't have to be a clunky, overly-complicated jig. In this video, Phil shows how he uses a … Read More

Harvey Ellis Organizer Inlay Drawer Rings

Harvey Ellis Organizer Inlay Drawer Rings

Use a router to add inlay to your drawer fronts. Read More

Installing Keyhole Hangers

Installing Keyhole Hangers

This router template creates a snug-fitting recess for hardware hangers. Read More

Shop-Built 3-in-1 Compact Router Table

Shop-Built 3-in-1 Compact Router Table

A palm router packs a big punch into a compact size. This makes it easy to use and gives you … Read More

Easier Stopped Grooves

Easier Stopped Grooves

Doing stopped cuts on the router table is a great way to cut the concealed grooves that hold box bottoms. … Read More

Build the Perfect Router Table for a Small Workshop

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

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

Magnetic Router Table Upgrade

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

Cutting Perfect Circles With The Router Table

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

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!

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

Top 5 Weekend Router Jigs

Top 5 Weekend Router Jigs

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