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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.


Perfect Router Joinery with this Adjustable Dado Jig

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

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

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

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

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

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

Benchtop Router Tables: Two Types

Benchtop Router Tables: Two Types

You don’t need to sacrifice features or accuracy to save space. Benchtop router tables offer plenty of both in compact … Read More

7 Tips For Routing Perfect Edge Profiles

7 Tips For Routing Perfect Edge Profiles

Seven Steps to making perfect edge profiles at your router table. Read More

A Precision Router Dado Jig For Cleaner Dadoes

A Precision Router Dado Jig For Cleaner Dadoes

You can make precise dadoes, grooves, and rabbets every time with a jig that requires a minimal amount of set-up. Read More

Replaceable-Insert Router Bits

Replaceable-Insert Router Bits

Tired of sharpening or throwing away router bits when they get dull? Amana’s new line offers an innovative solution to … Read More

Easy Edge Trimming

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

Router Table Template Routing

Router Table Template Routing

Even curved or irregularly shaped parts can be made to match each other identically. It's easy with this simple router … Read More

Multi-Base Compact Routers

Multi-Base Compact Routers

Packing more features into small routers proves that bigger isn’t always better. Read More

Complementary Template Routing

Complementary Template Routing

This outside-the-box routing technique provides a foolproof way to create a seamless joint along a curved line. Read More

Surfacing Stock By Router Planing

Surfacing Stock By Router Planing

When faced with the task of flattening a wide, twisted, bowed, or warped workpiece, a router and a simple jig … Read More