RoutingWhether you're cutting a rounded edge or adding fine details to your woodworking project, these tips and tricks will help you get the most out of your workshop router.
Top Trim Routing Techniques: Flush Cutting Plugs
A lot of tools in your workshop can trim wood plugs, but few can do it more accurately or quickly than a trim router with a straight bit.
How to Use a Router Table for Small Edge Profiling with a Workpiece Fixture
Adding edging to small projects can be difficult and even dangerous, but using a simple workpiece fixture can save you stress and fingers.
Is the Router Collet or Dovetail Bit Causing my Router Bit to Slip?
Damage to a router bit’s shaft or collet can cause the bit to slip while you’re routing, our expert explains how to tell which is causing the problem.
Free a Stuck Router Bit from Its Collet with a Bench Vise
Old collets sometimes don’t have a self releasing mechanism, and router bits can become stuck, but a quick trip to the bench vise can fix it without breaking the bit.
Build a Folding Outfeed Table to Mount on Your Table Saw Stand
Many new cabinet saws have a side extension table, and they’re a big help for supporting wide sheet materials or long workpieces when crosscutting. But I use a table saw even more often for ripping lumber. No cabinet saws that I’m aware of provide a means of support behind the saw where I really need [...]
Fear of Wood Routing
A surprisingly large percentage of people buy a router and never use it or only use it once, why is this and how can it change?
Butterfly Key Joinery – Part IV
Butterfly key joinery is beautiful and you can learn this type of joinery in this four part series by one of our woodworking experts.