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.
Bob's Router Roundup
As WOOD® magazine’s Tools Editor, I’ve used more routers (literally all of them) than anyone else on staff, and own more than I should admit. In fact, if I can do a job with a router—handheld or in a table—rather than a tablesaw, I’m doing it. Here are my four favorites.
Router-Table Accessories  
We tested 19 products head-to-head to make sure you get the best ones for your budget.
Our 20 Best Router Tips and Tricks
Make your router more accurate and versatile using these simple jigs and techniques.

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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.
Bit-raising strategies for every budget

Ranging from simply the cost of a router to more than $1,300, these table-mounted-router options help you rout quickly, accurately, and safely.