The New Router Book
The definitive guide to the tool that has revolutionized woodworking has been dramatically updated, expanded, and totally revised to include the most complete, up to date information available on the router. With the same professional thoroughness and eye for detail that has made Patric Spuelman internationally acclaimed as one of the best woodworking authors, this ultimate workshop bench reference details all the techniques from the basic to the most advanced, plus a huge variety of routers, bits, and commercial and make it yourself jigs and accessories. You'll find complete information on: Scores of available routers, with an analysis of capabilities and accessories, and how to use tips; Safety techniques, and sharpening and maintenance procedures for bits; Techniques for making and fitting exact joints with a hand held router or with a router table; techniques for routing wood signs, for using templates or patterns to create designs in wood, and for routing non-wooden material; overarm, or pin-routing, techniques; the newest routing machines and devices available on the market; commercial router tables and the ultimate router table you can design yourself; and Details, tips, and techniques that only the master of the router, Patrick Spielman can provide. Over 900 photos and drawings highlight this one volume working encyclopedia that fully shows the potential of every router and accessory and how to use routers safely and correctly to their full capacity.