For versatility, you can't beat a router. Decorative edging, joinery, trimming, and much more fall within the router's capability.
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.
Learn how to tune up your Router for precision cutting. WOOD magazine's Jim Heavey shows you exa
Although you can mount nearly any handheld router upside down in a router table, some are better
Here’s how to make and mount a router subbase successfully.
Virtually every cabinet you build uses rabbet joinery somewhere: for lock-rabbet drawers, on inset doors, as a recess to house the back of a bookcase. A rabbeting router bit helps you make them all.
In this article, Jim Heavey shows you how you can use an ogee with a fillet to create six different profiles.
These cutters have grown increasingly popular in recent years because they don't require a big, variable-speed router (as horizontal raised-panel bits do). But, there are trade-offs that you need to consider.