Routers

Getting the most out of your router table and router is a key to success for your woodworking projects. Learn all the tips and techniques for choosing, using, and maintaining your router and router bits.

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Great Router Table Upgrades
We tested more than 50 router-table accessories—here's the best of the bunch.
3 steps to routing large circles
With just a router, a straight bit, and a router trammel, you easily can form large, perfectly circular parts such as this project's tabletop.
Our 20 Best Router Tips and Tricks
Make your router more accurate and versatile using these simple jigs and techniques.
Fast & Easy Template Routing
When you’re making multiples of an irregular-shaped workpiece, make quick work of it with templates.
Height Done Right
When you need to set a router bit or saw blade to a precise cutting depth, use one of these handy accessories for can’t-miss measurements.
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Take the plunge
Bigger may often be better, but we’re in love with smaller routers, represented by the current plethora of nimble compact and trim routers, both corded and cordless.
Large holes in 5 easy steps
Boring big or odd-size holes just got a whole lot easier using this simple method.

Should I use a router speed-control unit?

I have two routers, a Porter-Cable and a DeWalt, plus a separate speed-control unit. Both companies told me not to useseparate speed controls because they’ll damage the routers. Why?