AW Extra 10/4/12 – Safer Small-Parts Routing

Safer Small-Parts Routing

By Paul M. Jayko

When I have to rout a small part on my router table, I reach for a hand screw clamp. It holds the workpiece securely, keeps my hands a safe distance from the router bit and serves as a pair of handles for pushing. It also provides much better control than a pair of push sticks.

This story originally appeared in American Woodworker May 2004, issue #107.

May 2004, issue #107

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