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Getting the Best Plunges From Your Router

Are you tired of struggling to get your router to plunge to the right depth? Although this process is relatively easy, it does require some careful hand-eye coordination and measuring. However, it should be easy enough for amateurs to utilize and ...

3 Router Tips for the Beginner Woodworker

A cleanly cut edge is important to a successful woodworking project. Rough edges are not something you should strive for. Which is why knowing how to use a router will help you with all projects, from practical to decorative, and greatly expand your ...

Review: Black & Decker RP250 Plunge Router

The Black & Decker RP250 Variable Speed Plunge Router is a versatile router that would be a good addition to many wood workers' workshops. It has the qualities that could benefit both weekend do-it-yourselfers and the experienced decorative ...

Review: Bosch 1617EVSPK Router Kit

The Bosch 1617 SPK 12-Amp Variable Speed router is a premier Bosch router that comes standard with fixed bases and plunge, sturdy aluminum construction, collet chucks, chip shields, wrenches, and a carrying case. The EVSPK features a 2 ¼ horsepower ...

Review: Bosch PR20EVSK Router

The Bosch PR20EVSK Router is a compact router that is admired for its versatility. Even though this small-sized router weighs only 11.8 pounds, it packs a lot of punch. Its 5.6 amp motor runs at speeds of up to 35,000 rpm’s, which enables it to be ...

Review: DeWalt DW618PK Router Kit

The DeWalt DW618PK variable speed router would be a good addition to any woodworker, contractor, or do-it-yourself home owner's workshop. It can be used for trimming, cutting grooves, chamfering, edging, and more. It is sturdy enough to smoothly ...

Review: DeWalt DWP611PK Compact Router Combo Kit

The DeWalt DWP611PK variable speed router is one in a fine line of routers that are offered by the DEWALT tool & Manufacturing Company. This router can be used for drywall applications, decorative applications, and several projects around the ...

Review: Hitachi M12VC Router

The Hitachi M12VC variable speed router is the type of tool that is a must have for any serious woodworker. It can be used for general construction work like drywall cutting or deck edging, or it can also be used for pattern cutting, trimming, ...

Review: Porter-Cable 690LR Router

The Porter-Cable 690LR fixed-base router is a great fixed-base router that features a 1 ¾ horsepower motor that has a single speed setting of 27,500 rpm, a locking cam lever that allows for coarse adjustment, machined aluminum motor housing, and a ...

How to Cut a Dado – Do it the Right Way

Cutting a dado is a very common task in a lot of woodworking projects. What is a dado? It's basically just a word for cutting a channel, or a groove, into a piece of wood that another piece of wood will slot into. This is a great way to make ...