Quick Circles on the Router Table

One afternoon my wife called out to my shop with an urgent request.  She needed me to make a round plywood cake plate for a charity auction.  I assured her it would be no problem. I was in the [...]

Routing for Oval Inlay

Get a perfect fit using a shop-made jig. Oval and circular inlays are a time-honored method of adding class to a project, such as the top of a jewelry box. It’s an interesting challenge to [...]

Simple Router Table

Simple Router Table While many woodworkers spend weekends making stationary router tables, mine have always been very simple, driven by expediency, and the desire to get other things done. My [...]

Adjustable Router Stop Block

I am making a bed headboard which requires multiple mortise and tenon joints on different wood thicknesses. I am routing my mortises and seeing the stop line that was laid out for the mortise was [...]

Tool Test: Bosch Cordless Palm Edge Router

Tool: 12V Max EC Brushless Palm Edge Router Manufacturer: Bosch MSRP: $149 (bare tool) There’s something to be said about the form of a tool that impacts your desire to pick it up and use it – [...]

Router Bit Storage Case

Like all of our I Can Do That! projects, this router bit storage case is designed to be useful, easy to build and made from inexpensive materials.

Our Favorite Router Tips and Tricks

Rarely a day goes by when we aren’t using a router for some aspect of a project. We’ve been building all kinds of jigs and trying new ideas (and ideas recently unearthed from our archives). A …

Kreg Precision Router Table

Tool: Precision Router Table System Manufacturer: Kreg MSRP: $549.00 Some router tables have gotten so complex and expensive that they actually rival a decent shaper. I’ve always preferred simple [...]

Must-Have Router Bits

Here are four profiles that will change your woodworking life. Every woodworking shop has a few vital tools that are absolute necessities. And whether you have a strict power-only tool policy or [...]

Quarter Columns

Forget the lathe; a router table setup makes quick work of these striking architectural features. If you want to add a little punch to your next traditional furniture project, try adding quarter [...]

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