It's one of the most popular tools in a woodworking shop “ and for good reason! The router is a versatile tool that can be put to use duplicating part shapes, adding decorative profiles and shadow lines and creating a variety of joinery, from half-blind dovetails to box joints.We've compiled some great information about using your router, and picking out the right bits “ plus many great projects to build with the help of this handy tool! You'll learn all about Router Bits: Cost, Quality, Value, how to make Box Joints on the Router Table, and about Avoiding Router Tearout. Build a Simple Dresser, Router-Made Picture Frames, an Outdoor Storage Chest and a Full-Size Mirror. You can even learn how to Rout Butterfly Keys. You'll find all this and more in the Winter 2015 Router Projects and Techniques publication from Woodworker's Journal.
Keep your Rockler or Bench Dog Router Table clean and dust free with this Router Table Dust Port! Quickly and easily connects to your table using T-knobs (not included). The 2-1/2" OD (2-1/4" ID) port connects to your shop vac or dust collection system.Technical DetailsCompatible with Rockler or Bench Dog Router TablesKeeps work surfaces clean and dust freeConnects to your table using T-knobs (not included)2-1/2" OD, 2-1/4" ID port connects to your shop vac or dust collection systemT-knob holes are 7-7/8" apart
Routers and Router Tables edited by Randy Johnson delivers valuable information on how to choose, use, and get the most out of an existing or new router and router table! Along with shop-tested advice, this book includes complete plans for four complete router tables and routing work stations, a router lift, plus several more auxiliary fences for special operations such as raising panels and jointing edges. Also includes dozens of photo-illustrated shop tips and router table add-ons. Includes special section on amazing sliding dovetail joints, which can only be made on the router table. 240 pages.Technical Details:Edited by Randy Johnson of American Woodworker magazineTells you how to choose, use, and get the most out of an existing or new router and router tableComplete plans for four complete router tables and routing work stations, a router lift, plus several more auxiliary fences for special operationsDozens of photo-illustrated shop tips and router table add-onsSpecial section on amazing sliding dovetail joints240 pages
Freud's bearing-guided mortising bits can be used with templates for perfect accuracy and repeatability. They are designed with deep center gullets for maximum material removal without chip loading. Cuts all composition materials, plywoods, hardwoods, and softwoods. Use on CNC and other automatic routers as well as hand-held and table-mounted portable routers.Features TiCo Hi-Density carbide for longer bit life and a flawless finish.Perma-SHIELD Non-stick Coating protects from heat, gumming, and corrosion.Each bit is computer-balanced and precision-ground for the smoothest possible cuts.