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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.


Cut Perfect Joinery With Your Router and 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

Easy Edge Trimming

I prefer to put the edging on my plywood cabinets after they’re all assembled and then trim it flush with … Read More

Shop-Made Threading Jig

There are a variety of commercial wood threading kits available, but they can be pricey and don’t offer a way … Read More

Time-Saving Router Bit Setup

Setting up router bits can be a little tricky and time consuming... By creating some simple setup blocks you can … Read More

Router Table Fence Micro-Adjuster

This handy little jig lets you dial in the position of your router table fence. It's a simple build that … Read More

Bit Bearing Changing Jig

This little gem holds your router bits in place while you change out the bearing. Read More

Router Dust Collection Hood

Anything that can be done to save clean up time at the end of the day is a good thing … Read More

How to Make a Router Trammel for Perfect Circles

Phil Huber shows you how easy it is to make this circle-cutting jig for your router. Read More

Protecting Your Router Bits

Router bits are expensive. The last thing you want is to pull one out of storage and find that it … Read More

Burn-Free Routed Profiles

Phil shows a quick and easy solution to get crisp, clean profiles without burning on your router table. Read More

Shop-Made Auxiliary Router Bases

Chris Fitch shows the features and benefits of three shop-made jigs that you can't (or wont want to) live without. Read More