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17 Tips for Using a Wood Router

17 of Our Favorite Router Tips | Popular Woodworking Magazine

A router can be one of the most versatile tools in your shop. Here are a few of our favorite tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your router.

Preview - Level Big Slabs in No Time Flat - Fine Woodworking Article

Flattening Wood Slabs with a Router Jig

Nick Offerman's shopmade router jig flattens thick slabs to create Nakashima-style tabletops and other unique pieces. The heart of the jig is a trough that guides the router over the workpiece, allowing you to even out the high and low points as much as possible and retain the maximum possible thickness.

Surfacing rough lumber without a 16" jointer - by GaryK @ LumberJocks.com ~ woodworking community

Surfacing rough lumber without a 16" jointer

If you don't mine a little extra work, you can save money on lumber by buying it rough. This will sometimes get you a little extra wood. For example 8/4 surfaced lumber is 1 3/4" thick because it has been smoothed on both sides. Rough lumber w...

Great idea for a jig to flatten a slab of wood that won't fit in a planer.  Jig slides along pipes while the router does the cutting.

Great idea for a jig to flatten a slab of wood that won't fit in a planer. Jig slides along pipes while the router does the cutting.

Great idea for a jig to flatten a slab of wood that won't fit in a planer.  Jig slides along pipes while the router does the cutting.

Great idea for a jig to flatten a slab of wood that won't fit in a planer. Jig slides along pipes while the router does the cutting.

Router Plane Sled

Router Plane Sled

I've been wanting to make one of these, just a quick little thing. Finally got around to it. I wanted to make some clock faces out of walnut cookie slabs from a tree my Dad had cut down and I needed this to plane the faces. Right now I'm just usin...

Log flattener

Log flattener

Live-Edge Table Part 1 – How To Flatten a Slab with a Router

Flattening a Slab table top with the Festool Router Sled

Flattening a Slab table top with the Festool Router Sled

Flattening a Slab table top with the Festool Router Sled

Slab planing with a router.

Slab planing with a router.

Router sled

Michael Singer Fine Woodworking

Wow, I didn't realize it had been so long since I last posted, so let's get back into it! In preparing for an upcoming show, I was casting about for ideas of what to make that was new and different, and I remembered that I had designed a room divider/screen for the Legacy Redwood project that I've written about over the past few years. So after consulting with the client to get the OK, I went for it with the screen. This piece was designed to take advantage of the unique shape of one of the…

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Router Planer

Improved Router Planer

My original model was a piece of plywood laid across the 2x4s screwed to another piece of plywood. I was getting some sagging of the top piece that was causing gaps on my cutting board glue-up. I added a piece of mdf for a flatter bed, and pu...

Thickness Planing

SawDust : Planer Sledge

"Mini-Me" version of my other router planer sled

"Mini-Me" version of my other router planer sled

Awhile ago I posted pictures of a router planer sled I made for planing logs for mantels and wine racks and received lots of positive feedback along with a few questions. Thanks to everyone. I'm posting this project to show how the sled and rails ...

Маленький рейсмус из электрорубанка

Маленький рейсмус из электрорубанка

Маленький рейсмус из электрорубанка