Router Forums - Router and Woodworking Discussion Community
Require Assistance? Read the Beginners Guide to - Router and Woodworking Discussion Community

Router and Woodworking Community

Join the webs oldest and largest Router and Woodworking community! Learn how to use your router and other power tools from over 70,000 woodworking members!

  • Gain access to over 41,000 project photos!
  • Meet other woodworkers and make new friends.
  • Download PDF Manuals and Project Plans, FREE!
  • Access to private member only areas!
  • Interact with router and woodworking experts.
Register now - It's free!

It appears you're new to, Register Now for a account!
It appears that you currently aren't a member of, Register Now for your free account!
If you already have a but you have Lost your Password, you can recover it by clicking here.
Site Tools
Sponsored Links
General Categories
Router Categories
Sponsored Links
Woodworking Categories

Router Forums
Various forums and sub-forums about all the different types of routing and routers.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
General Routing (77 Viewing)
General Routing is a place to discuss the general operations of the router. Come here and ask your questions about the general usage of a router, types of router, and the different brands.
Sub-Forums: Sign Making
Today 12:20 AM Go to last post
4,553 39,002
Table-mounted Routing (54 Viewing)
Discussions solely based on operations that are using the table-mounted router. Bob and Rick say "More than 90% of all operations using the router can be done with the table-mounted router.
3,979 41,324
Portable Routing (10 Viewing)
Discussion area on the Portable Router and its applications. Bob and Rick say, "If the piece is bigger than the router then chances are it should be routed with the portable router."
by otto g
03-04-2015 03:12 PM Go to last post
403 5,007
Jigs and Fixtures (38 Viewing)
This area will be directed towards the art of designing specific jigs and fixtures. Bob and Rick say, "if the specific operation is to make more than one piece the same size and shape then chances are you need a jig and/or fixtures."
Today 03:48 AM Go to last post
1,981 21,938
This is where to learn about the different types of guide bushings and how to use them, how to create templates, how to build a frame to hold your work piece, and how to combine them all to create a project.
Today 04:20 AM Go to last post
520 7,559
Discussion area for the wide variety of router bits available today. Get help with the selecting the proper bit for your project, usage, set up and other tips and tricks.
Yesterday 07:58 PM Go to last post
1,456 13,496
CNC Routing (20 Viewing)
A place to discuss CarveWright, CompuCarve and other CNC routing devices.
876 6,794
Router Reference (5 Viewing)
This area shows photos of different router models, helpful information such as mounting plate hole layouts and parts interchange.

Note: Do not post questions here. (use General Routing).
by rwl7532
02-12-2015 11:12 AM Go to last post
139 473

General Woodworking
Various organised forums and sub forums with topics related to construction, woodworking, power tools and much much more.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Tools and Woodworking (34 Viewing)
Mainly for general woodworking questions and comments you may also come here to ask questions, get advice and share your experience with power tools.
Today 04:17 AM Go to last post
3,924 42,966
This is the place to discuss wood burning and carving projects, tools, and ideas.
Sub-Forums: Sign Creation
by old55
01-12-2015 08:17 PM Go to last post
203 1,818
Discuss the hundreds of types and species of domestic and exotic woods.
by BowlBit
03-02-2015 11:04 PM Go to last post
189 1,878
Starting Off (2 Viewing)
If you're new to any power tool and/or woodworking technique, or you just have some general questions about starting a project, feel free to post your questions here!
03-03-2015 06:54 PM Go to last post
691 6,167
This is the place to discuss special needs woodworking such as wheel chair accessible router tables, working with physical limitations or disabilities.
02-12-2015 12:24 PM Go to last post
35 428
Shop Safety (5 Viewing)
Various bits of information, tips, questions and comments on general work shop safety. If you have any questions or a comments regarding a safe way to do a specific procedure in the shop, share it here.
Today 04:35 AM Go to last post
208 3,396
A place where the woodworker can sit back relax and share ideas & tips with other like minded artistians who share the same passion for creativity in wood. Both professional and amateur scrollers are invited to seek and give help.
03-03-2015 06:48 PM Go to last post
194 1,924
Dedicated to the discussion of woodturning, lathes, turning tools, techniques, projects and sharing of all turning related topics.
Yesterday 01:41 PM Go to last post
924 9,941
The Finishing Touch (9 Viewing)
Everything you wanted to know from preparing the lumber to the final finish.
02-28-2015 03:34 PM Go to last post
480 4,417
A place for member designed plans, suggestions about using purchased plans or to get help designing plans. Also, Step by step instructions and photos for building projects.
430 5,165
Power Tool Manuals (11 Viewing)
A database of free downloadable manuals for all your power tools.
Tool Type: Planer
Dewalt D26500 and D26501
Manuals: 471

Router Forums Community
Off-topic related discussions and forums.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Introductions (37 Viewing)
If you're new to our forums, tell everyone who you are in this area. Give us an idea of your background, hobbies and interests.
Today 04:22 AM Go to last post
14,908 82,687
Lobby (23 Viewing)
The place to chat about whatever suits your fancy. This could be the electric dog polisher you just bought, the weather, anything goes (within the limits of good taste).
3,498 70,960
Looking for a local show or event, well browse our Woodworking events forum for the latest information on all woodworking shows and events across the world!
by BrianS
02-12-2015 07:51 PM Go to last post
19 197
Questions, answers and progressive projects around the house and shop. All construction or repair type posts are welcome here.
Yesterday 07:50 AM Go to last post
214 2,831
Woodworking Articles (1 Viewing)
Member submitted Router and Woodworking articles, including How-To's. If you would like to write an article for this section, please view this thread.
03-28-2013 01:01 AM Go to last post
16 23
Show N' Tell (29 Viewing)
Share your pictures of your latest projects with other members and visitors. Unfinished and finished project pictures welcome. Please give a small description of your project and what it was finished with.
by mailee
Today 03:29 AM Go to last post
2,298 32,003

Site Supporter Section
This section is for paid commercial site vendors, manufacturers and service providers. If you are interested in becoming a site supporter, please contact,
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
by Cricket
02-11-2015 07:23 PM Go to last post
1 1

Buy, sell, trade and advertise your tools and services. Marketplace rules apply in all sub-forums.
Forum Posts Forum Posts
Trade, buy and sell your tools, projects and other workshop machinery. Marketplace rules apply in this forum.
Router Raizer by FireWrks7 on Today 04:26 AM
Discussions related to quick cash savers, sales and deals offered by local and online woodworking related merchants. Marketplace rules apply in this forum.
M-Power CRB7 MK3... by Semipro on 02-08-2015 02:29 PM

Forum Support
Forums which are related to news, feedback.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Provides tutorials to help you get started using the forum.
03-03-2015 09:16 PM Go to last post
8 23 News (4 Viewing)
Sub-Forums: Newsletter Archive
47 185
Have a suggestion? Post it here!
Today 03:38 AM Go to last post
312 4,043

Contains New Posts   Forum Contains New Posts Contains No New Posts   Forum Contains No New Posts A Closed Forum   Forum is Closed for Posting

Latest Posts
Latest 10 Posts Forum Author
ANNOUNCEMENT: New Vendor Section Today 04:36 AM
Greg, if you are looking for a manual, give the fo... News FireWrks7
Kickback!! Today 04:35 AM
they just don't seem to go away.......
Shop Safety Stick486
Router Raizer Today 04:26 AM
Where was this before Christmas? Someone was kind...
Woodworking Classifieds FireWrks7
Howdy to all Today 04:22 AM
Thanks everyone. My Cliff Clavin genes already ha...
Introductions FireWrks7
Largest Guide Bush Today 04:20 AM
BR Mk1 TSO on the SVR....
Guide Bushings and Templates boldford
Kickback!! Today 04:18 AM
Hi Rick My two main concerns are my fingers/han...
Shop Safety Phil P
Ros Today 04:17 AM
I bought an RO 150E Plus about ten years ago. Lik...
Tools and Woodworking FireWrks7
Circle Cutter Today 03:48 AM
get the boards at dollar store... way cheaper......
Jigs and Fixtures Stick486
member feedback.... Today 03:38 AM
I'm good with the door closing behind me when I le...
Site Help and Suggestions DaninVan
Circle Cutter Today 03:38 AM
Thanks for photos & PDF...
Jigs and Fixtures Paul Brierly

What's Going On?
Currently Active Woodworkers: 942 (75 members and 867 guests)
View Who's Online
Total members that have visited the forum in the last 24 hours: 611
The most members online over 24 hours was 1,761, 03-11-2011 at 08:29 AM.
-442-, 123wayne, 1934fram, 1charlie, 3dwood, 48pan, 4aggies, 4DThinker, 9ninjas, Abthom, acky1, Agro58, ahacreative, ahmetsahinahmet, Al B Thayer, al park, alanmerfeld, alaskagypsy, Alastair, alexthehun, AllanG, alohaberkeley, Amiskron, andré54, AndyL, andypack, aphall, apla53, ARCH, Arcola60, ArneF, Artie1085, aswile, augedoge, AzOwl, a_a_bauman, Badlandsbuzz, baran, Barry747, batesnoble, bclarknc, bcwood, beachwood, Beasur, befirst135, belaire445, believer, BenAtar, BernieW,, bgriggs, Bhice, Biagio, bigmuddyriver, billw, billyjim, blazevski, bluewood, bnazarian, Bo-Jangls, Bob M, Bob N, BobMcK, bobr, Bodger96, BOjr, boldford, boogalee, Borriesdbn, Botelho007, Boxguy61, braeside carver, brainman, brc5340, Breed, BrianHall, BrianS, brille, Bryan Rocker, bryansong, Bunk, Bushwhacker, bustedknuckle, Cabbie41, CAD-Man, cagenuts, camtub, CanisiusHistGrad, carl.p, carl_renaud, Carpenterdon, catalina27, chas980, check, Cherryville Chuck, chessnut2, chiefifd, chijon, chipndale68, chireaux, chuck0804, cjskelton, class49, Clueless&Luke, cnc170, colinorchids, collinb, connan, Corrcon, coxhaus, Cricket, Crosetti, CSundby, curiousgeorge, curly1, CUZNINGTON, D1schram, DaninVan, danne382, DarrenWK, darsev, davefrommd, david16b, dean31350, Deeclaunch, del schisler, delmi, den1son, Dennishu, denniswoody, denrobb, dick in ia, dicktill, difalkner, diggerh, DiscoPotatoes, DJ18, dmfotoman, dmvantn, docbones, DocJohn, docmon1, doghair981, donald_archer, DonkeyHody, Donnie macL, DorityES, doug l, dougj71, DozerMek, dpb00, drjfkwilson, DrNeon, Duncanrouter, duracel, dustmagnet, Dusty Lady, dutchub, DvdMntgmry, E.T., eaeopc, eatthis, ebill, eccentrictinkerer, edu178, eduarsis, ejcasey, eli6555, ErnieD, eschoon, Eugd, evanadams, Fasteddie58, fire65, Fireman_Brian, FireWrks7, firstlight, firstmuller, fisho666, fixtureman, flitemedic13, fnven, forsey, Fraise, Frankj3, frankvellis, freudman, Fryman, g35shtr, Gaffboat, gailenjensen, garyshipwright, gawatkins, gbd52, gcw, Geevesmac, Gene Howe, geremil, GerryAttrick, gharris250, Ghidrah, ghosttracker, giannis, gilesvanduyne, gmcgave, gmcromp, gmercer_48083, Goblu, gogogadgetman77, Goldenhammer4, Golimax, gomolajoe, Goodsoil, gordco, Graeme Black, greenacres2, GregLittleWoodworks, grimreeper, Grumpy1, Gsamiotes, GulfcoastGuy, gunner20, gwizz, hal, halfdeaf, haroldini, harpone, Harry Hill, harrysin, hartjack, hechoamano, Herb Stoops, herrwood, hfwarner, HGM, hhmaint, hilbilly, hilldh, honesttjohn, HPNer, hprodcrx, Hutzul, IBUILD2, Ilderrook, imeileus, Irish Turner, IRONMULE31014, J0hn, Jaccok, jack harland, Jack Wilson, jacks699, jaguar1201, jaydubya, jcayer, jdonhowe, Jerry Bowen, jficke, JFPNCM, Jim McDonald, jimbobwood, JIMMIEM, jimsr99, jimuhl, Jimwarren, Jireh1paul, jj777746, jjmatej1, jldmor, jnichols6, joeb212, joevella, Joham, John Coroso, john g, john60, jolly1, Jos, jrhperu, Jskingry, jswild, JudgeMike, jw141, jw2170, kc0iv, Keith Hodges, kencc4791, kenschaff, kentb, kirky, klpauba, Knot working, koalpe, Kokomo Jo, Koos323, kp91, Kristina22, ksidwy, KTBarnett, kylem, kywoodchopper, KyWoodStroker, labric, lancaster46, larguirucho, Larry Moravec, larry032138, larryboy, Larryr1228, Laser28, LaserguyNM, Laxaron, LazurusLong, LCaswell, ldykeman, lemfoster, LifeOfRiley, linkousk, litoreyes90, locin, lost_traveller, LukeV, Lynn1953, mac j, MAFoElffen, mailee, Major_Wood, mammoth millwork, manny q, manuelbenitez, marc82much, Marco, marecat3, Mark55, markbdusted, Markdarn, martinlass, Matador58, Max Headroom, Maxbear, Mayhem, mbernd, mcascio, mcclellandan, Mdawson, mdowning, me5269, MEBCWD, Melee, mftha, mgdesigns, Michael W, Michaelco, michaelg52, michmags, mihayy2002, mike1942, mikehuie47, MikeLud1, Mikeme, mikemikemi, mikep32, miltwoodshop, mkstaats, MLH Services, mlrlangley24, monitoringpost, morsa00, mose38, mrmagloo, MT Born, MT Stringer, Mufdi, murphyfr, My-t-fine, MYB, N'awlins77, nadobob, nbuesch, neville9999, NH Bob, NiceG316, Nicknurse, Nickp, NoChatter, nordbergus, nsecrist, oaknot, oji, old coasty, old55, oldcoot, oldsmaj, oldtennisdude5, olesonwoodshop, otto g, oughtsix, outofhiswood, oz2md, paduke, pal, pankaj kumar, pankajkumar, parishsd, Paul Brierly, Peter Pollard, peterjmartin, Peteroo, Phil Dalton, Phil P, PhilBa, phillipdanbury, phillipsted, philmaas, phomer, phrog, plunger,, PopFinch, Poppy01, Popsjcb, Potowner1, Pots43, pretender74, Programer, projim, psc501, Psychbiker, puttering, Quillman, R0t8r, Rabbit 57, race47, RailroadBill, RainMan1, Raymondo, rayschimpf, RC3435, rcl700, rcp612, Red Stick, Reg66, retired92, retired_jw, revbluejeans, rgreen00, Rich N, RichardAW, Rick in NJ, Rival, rjstraw, rjunique, RMIGHTY1, Robassman, Robert Ertel, rocket, rockin cycle, rogabi, Rogerdodge, rogergienger, Rogger, rogimoto, Roloff, Ron7749, ronandjudy, Roodog, roofner, ropajeki, roscoe2, routerbitron, RouterSmith, routing fanatic, roxanne562001, Roy Drake, rprowbo1, rr.will, rross, rrpm, rsauve999, rsg99, ruley, rurouting, russde, russmatt, Rusty Wood, RVander, rweerstra, rwgraves, rwiithereyet, rwl7532, RÖENTGEEP, sajo, Salty Dawg, Sam Blount, Santé, savoly11, schnewj, scotmcmath, Scottart, SDave, seaweed88, sharkboy3rd, Shelley, Shop guy, shytalk, sitos, skylion, smg21543, smokey1945, Smokindog, span, spayne712, speavler, spectacle43, Speedyc40, splinterz, sredna, staceywb, stanzee, Stargate, starpicket, steelman9b, stevec1129, stevenrf, steveo, Stick486, still.learning, Stockton, straze, streetdoc, stryker11, stykman70, suds, swarfmaker, Tagwatts1, talbot3, tanglefoot, tbahorski, Ted Friesen, Teddytim1, tembaboy, TexasHammer43, Thirtyniner, thomas1389, ThomL, Thrifty Tool Guy, tjs3110, TMF, tom Potts, TomE, tomp913, tprivette, Trevor b, TrevortdogR, trhome99, tvman44, twallace, Twistedcowboy, TwoSkies57, twpearson, UlrichJ, vantrap, vchiarelli, viktor, vindaloo, vsefcik, wawstemple, waynecochran, waynoe, wdeerhake, Web Shepherd, wesmorgan, wheel9ml, WhiskeyDelta40, Whohaa, Wi53072, WildStock, Wildwood, wileyboy, will1983, williamm, WillieG, wise47guy, wlogolf, wmceach, Wood Chip, Woodbison, woodcurls, woodie26, woodlee1944, woodman44, woodmiser, woodpig, Woodshaper67, woodworker47, woodydixon, Woots54, wormil, wunabee1, yf88, ziggar, zippyhuntin, zlost, zman, ZZfan
Router Forums Statistics
Router Forums Statistics
Total Attachments: 70,622, Disk Space Used: 14.08 GB (Average Filesize: 209.0 KB), Total Downloads: 5,635,721

Threads: 46,634, Posts: 422,191, Members: 124,238
Welcome to our newest member, gcw
Today's Birthdays
View Birthdays