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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-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

Dust-Free Routing

This easy-to-make hood captures dust right at the source. Read More

Router Table Helper

This simple add-on makes changing router bits a breeze. Read More

Router Table Accessory

A simple guide makes cuts safe, easy, accurate. Read More

Router Table Featherboard

Build this unique support system for routing tall pieces. Read More