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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.

Problem-Solving Router Accessories

These inexpensive guide bushings make it easy to add precision and control to many router bits. Read More

Router Setup Tricks

Take the guesswork out of setting up a router bit. Here's how to make a perfect cut every time. Read More

Essential Router Table Technique

A router table makes quick work of creating smooth, accurate slots. Learn the tricks to getting great results every time. Read More

Router Table Rabbets

Learn a few straightforward tips and techniques for creating smooth, crisp rabbets in a short time. Read More

Perfect-Fitting Hinge Mortises

Installing hardware is one of the final details of building a project. Routing a hinge mortise is a breeze with … Read More

Router Jig for Perfect Mortises

Creating accurate mortises quickly is a great way to get the most out of your plunge router. This easy-to-use jig … Read More

Router Tune-Up

Been neglecting your router lately? All it takes is a quick once over to keep your router on the job. Read More

The Key to Smooth Cutouts

Making smooth notches sounds easy enough. But getting there can be a challenge. The answer is to use a combination … Read More

2-in-1 Tool Guide

To make accurate cuts and crisp joinery in plywood, turn to your circular saw and router. Then make this versatile … Read More

Compact Router Table

Finding space for a dedicated router table is no easy task. Here's a way to add one to your shop … Read More

Router Table Grooves

A router table is ideal for cutting smooth, accurate grooves. Here are two essential techniques for custom-sized grooves. Read More

Perfect Angled Cuts

Cutting angles on large pieces can be tricky to do on the table saw. A better option is to use … Read More

Routing Grooves Easily

Your router table is a versatile tool for creating all kinds of joinery. Find out how to create smooth, crisp … Read More

Router Table Troubleshooting

The router table is one of the most useful shop tools. It pays to give it a top--to-bottom checkup and … Read More

Eliminate Router Tearout

Smooth, crisp profiles and joinery are your goal. Learn how a simple router table add-on banishes chipout. Read More