Woodsmith last issue Woodsmith current issue

Keep up to date with

Sign Up for Our FREE Newsletter

Give a Gift FREE Issue


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.

Low-Cost Router Trammel

Electrical conduit makes it easy to create a handy router jig. Read More

Bevel-Cutting Router Jig

Here’s a new angle on routing a profile on large pieces. Read More

Essential Router Add-On

This easy-to-build upgrade is ideal for cutting accurate joints. Read More

The Easy Way to Trim Edging

These handy supports let you trim plywood edging with a router. Read More

Save Time Routing Dadoes

Add this handy gauge to your straight edge guide. Read More

Space-Saving Router Table

A unique fold-up design features a large worksurface. Read More

Router Trick for Grooves

Combine a guide bushing and a template to add detail. Read More

Essential Router Tips

Here's how to rout smooth, crisp profiles every time. Read More

Router Table Rack

A handy place to stow your router table fence. Read More

Rout Custom-Sized Holes

Here's a quick technique for making any size hole. Read More

A Router Every Shop Needs

A compact router has plenty of power and big-time features. Read More

Simple Profile for Softer Edges

Use your router table to create a classic profile. Read More

Rout Perfect Profiles

Learn a few router table secrets for better results. Read More

Handy Router Stand

Build a landing pad for your router to save time while you work. Read More

Routing a Circle

Use a router table to create perfect circles. Read More