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
Forums which are related to news, feedback and new member introductions.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Introductions (79 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.
by old55
Today 03:16 AM Go to last post
14,766 81,374
Read the most recent news and changes. Also, if you have a suggestion or some feedback, feel free to let us know.
371 4,275

Various forums and sub-forums about all the different types of routing and routers.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
General Routing (79 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
4,496 38,242
Table-mounted Routing (51 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.
by Strobe7
Yesterday 03:29 AM Go to last post
3,947 40,908
Portable Routing (8 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."
398 4,933
Jigs and Fixtures (29 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."
1,957 21,624
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.
by reuelt
Today 05:11 AM Go to last post
515 7,498
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.
by jw2170
Yesterday 08:24 PM Go to last post
1,447 13,405
CNC Routing (25 Viewing)
A place to discuss CarveWright, CompuCarve and other CNC routing devices.
by bgriggs
Yesterday 03:46 PM Go to last post
852 6,546
Router Reference (4 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 jw2170
Yesterday 08:31 PM Go to last post
137 465

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 (48 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.
by old55
Today 03:19 AM Go to last post
3,884 42,506
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
Wood Species (1 Viewing)
Discuss the hundreds of types and species of domestic and exotic woods.
01-20-2015 08:53 AM Go to last post
186 1,859
Starting Off (5 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!
01-19-2015 09:15 PM Go to last post
688 6,124
This is the place to discuss special needs woodworking such as wheel chair accessible router tables, working with physical limitations or disabilities.
11-21-2014 12:03 AM Go to last post
34 416
Shop Safety (4 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.
by Nickp
Yesterday 06:37 PM Go to last post
204 3,323
Wood Scrolling (2 Viewing)
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.
01-19-2015 10:32 AM Go to last post
193 1,915
Dedicated to the discussion of woodturning, lathes, turning tools, techniques, projects and sharing of all turning related topics.
by BrianS
01-21-2015 04:12 PM Go to last post
921 9,921
The Finishing Touch (10 Viewing)
Everything you wanted to know from preparing the lumber to the final finish.
01-19-2015 11:44 PM Go to last post
477 4,396
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.
by old55
01-27-2015 08:12 PM Go to last post
420 5,074
Power Tool Manuals (10 Viewing)
A database of free downloadable manuals for all your power tools.
Tool Type: Router
GMC 2050W manual
Manuals: 464

Off-topic related discussions and forums.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Lobby (45 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).
3,513 70,009
DIY and Renovation (3 Viewing)
Questions, answers and progressive projects around the house and shop. All construction or repair type posts are welcome here.
01-27-2015 03:21 AM Go to last post
210 2,765
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 (23 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.
2,271 31,609

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.
WTB Legacy Ornamental Mill by NMootz on 01-27-2015 10:17 AM
Discussions related to quick cash savers, sales and deals offered by local and online woodworking related merchants. Marketplace rules apply in this forum.
Legacy Ornamental Mill 1800 -... by Djm73 on 12-13-2014 08:57 AM

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
Triton guide bushes...... Today 05:11 AM
Triton Guide Bush Kits simply copies the Porter C...
Guide Bushings and Templates reuelt
Craftsman 315.25070 router - is it 1/4" or 1/2"? Today 03:20 AM
Welcome to the forum Paraic....
General Routing old55
Rikon Fence Upgrade Today 03:19 AM
Lee I can't help with your inquiry but I'm sure so...
Tools and Woodworking old55
Tardy Intro Today 03:16 AM
Welcome to the forum Ansel....
Introductions old55
GMC 2050W manual Today 02:16 AM
Newer magnesium GMC 2050W router manual...
Other & Specialty Manuals reuelt
Craftsman 315.25070 router - is it 1/4" or 1/2"? Today 02:10 AM
Hi Newbie question.. Just looking at a well loo...
General Routing paraic
GMC Router Model GM2050R Today 02:10 AM
Sorry, perhaps I uploaded the manual for the wrong...
Introductions reuelt
bosch mrc23evsk router Today 01:36 AM
Bosch Tool Manuals and Parts Diagrams (http://www....
General Routing Stick486
bosch mrc23evsk router fixed base Today 01:35 AM
Bosch Tool Manuals and Parts Diagrams (http://www....
General Routing Stick486
bosch mrc23evsk router fixed base Today 01:24 AM
Hi again does anyone know the part number for th...
General Routing Peteroo

What's Going On?
Currently Active Woodworkers: 869 (91 members and 778 guests)
View Who's Online
Total members that have visited the forum in the last 24 hours: 462
The most members online over 24 hours was 1,761, 03-11-2011 at 08:29 AM.
123wayne, 1934fram, 270aw, 4DThinker, 64 ford, 8jmwoodie, ACE242, acky1, adot45, aganser, ahmetsahinahmet, al park, alaskagypsy, alexthehun, AllanG, analog_gamer, AndyL, anniekirk, ansel, apla53, Arcola60, Artie1085, auburnvacman, AzOwl, a_a_bauman, babn, Badlandsbuzz, beachwood, befirst135, belaire445, beldor, BenAtar, bendrum, BernieW,, bgriggs, Bhice, bigjet, bigmuddyriver, bileo4, billg71, billyjim, blackemmons, Blinky, blueman2, bmckechn, Bmr1, boardhog, Bob M, Bob N, BOB3000, Bobb12345, Bodger96, BOjr, boogalee, Borriesdbn, bosham, Botelho007, bowled00, brainman, Bret Buckel, BrianS, bruce Barbre, Bryan Rocker, bslarkin, bustedknuckle, Buszent, CaptainBart, Carl Hefford, carl_renaud, casey591, ccheyne, Cfdaneri, Chad_C, CharleyL, Cherryville Chuck, chessnut2, cnc170, coffee2break, collinb, Cordyline, coxhaus, cptjack, crharte, Cricket, cudagtx, curiousgeorge, cxc7907, cyrus123, daddy of 4, DaninVan, DarrenWK, darsev, DAUTTERGUY, david1951, del schisler, delmi, den1son, denniswoody, denrobb, dericko, DesertRatTom, DesertRob, dewdrop, diazenr, dick in ia, dicktill, difalkner, DJ18, dldarrow, Dmeadows, docbones, DocJohn, Don Z, donald_archer, DonkeyHody, dougj71, Dr.Zook, dstock, Duane Bledsoe, Duncanrouter, duracel, dustmagnet, dustme, dutchman 46, Dutchmn, eaeopc, eccentrictinkerer, Ed Bray, edgewood908, edroelle, eduarsis, elk146, elpresidente2801, EndGrained, Fasteddie58, Fgrdods, ficoce, fire65, firstmuller, fixtureman, flitemedic13, Fraise, Frankj3, Gaffboat, gailenjensen, Gantry, Gary Gill, gbd52, gearman, Gene Howe, GeneralDogsbody, geremil, Gerry Kiernan, GerryAttrick, ggbb, Ghidrah, ghosttracker, giannis, glasseye, gmcgave, gmcromp, gmercer_48083, goalie, gogogadgetman77, gordco, greenacres2,, GregLevy, GregLittleWoodworks, grimreeper, Gsamiotes, Guitfiddle, GulfcoastGuy, hal, halfdeaf, Handyman Bill, Harry Hill, harrysin, hddriver1, heromed, Highland laddie, hilldh, hilltopper, HoweA, hprodcrx, Hutzul, IBUILD2, IC31, Ilderrook, ironside, itpcpro, Ivan W, j.forsgren, J0hn, Jaccok, jacks699, jaody, jaspr8454, jaydubya, JBF, jbowden3330, jbullockusanet, Jclaude, jdonhowe, JeffInMonterey, jemangin, Jerry Bowen, jerrynova, jficke, JFPNCM, jfv34, Jim Champaigne, jimsr99, Jimwarren, jimwegr, jim_49, jj777746, jkritzi, jlbez, jltprime, joey81, john g, john60, JPF WOODWORKING, JPV843, Jskingry, JUAN CARLOS, JudgeMike, jw2170, jwfk, katy01, kc0iv, Keith Hodges, KennK, KEVIN10, kirdeikos, kklowell, Knothead47, kosmickaos, Kotsiaris, kp91, Kristina22, KTBarnett, labric, Larry Moravec, Larryr1228, LazurusLong, linkousk, litoreyes90, littlefishy, m8s4ever, MAFoElffen, mailee, Major_Wood, manuelbenitez, marc82much, Marco, marecat3, Mark55, Markdarn, Matador58, mbokie5, mcarter760, mcclellandan, Mdawson, mdowning, MEBCWD, mftha, mgdesigns, michaelg52, michmags, mihayy2002, mike mooney, mikemikemi, miltwoodshop, Mircea, Mojo1, mountainwood, mrk10989, MT Born, MT Stringer, Munnda, Murtu01, MYB, N'awlins77, NaasCronje, nadobob, naijin, namakwa, nbuesch, newbiewoodworker, NiceG316, Nickp, NMootz, nordbergus, north-bc, Oakwerks, oji, old coasty, old55, oldsmaj, oldtennisdude5, olliecooper, oscar80, outofhiswood, PAD3, paduke, pal, palob, paraic, PawPawRay, pcdoktor, Peter Pollard, peterjmartin, Peteroo, Phil P, PhilBa, phillipdanbury, phillipsted, phomer, PlasticNailsStaples, plunger, Potowner1, PRDarnell, pstacks, puttering, puttons, Quillman, race47, raggydoo, RailroadBill, RainHard, RainMan1, rayschimpf, rcl700, rcp612, Red Stick, retired doug, retired92, Retiredpsyc, retired_jw, reuelt, rexlobo, Rich N, rich11, RichardAW, richjh, Rick in NJ, RickPr, ritchief, rjpat, rjtwin501, RMIGHTY1, Rockenroller58, rockin cycle, rodgerjohnson, Rogerdodge, Rogger, Roloff, ronheb454, roofner, routergieck, rpludwig, rr.will, rrbou, rsauve999, rsg99, rsosa, Rube, rubliw, russfranken, rweerstra, rwgraves, rwiithereyet, RZJim, RÖENTGEEP, Salty Dawg, Santé, scarletjim, schnewj, scotmcmath, Scottart, Scrap Pile, seaweed88, shankskj, Shelley, Shop guy, sitos, sjalloq, skiroy56, smg21543, Smokindog, spayne712, spiderlane, SRVDVM, starpicket, steve hyams, Steve1234, SteveinCA, steveo, Stick486, straze, streetdoc, stykman70, subtleaccents, suffolk.reef, swarfmaker, Tagwatts1, tanglefoot, Teddytim1, thatdude78, thomas1389, ThomL, tjs3110, Tom in indy, tomp913, trpeter, turbovan, tvman44, twallace, TwoSkies57, UlrichJ, viktor, vindaloo, Viv, Walnuthill, wbrisett, WENLEETHO, westxjim, Weth, whimsofchaz, WhiskeyDelta40, Whohaa, Wildwood, wileyboy, will1983, williamm, WillieG, wlogolf, wmaraines, wolften, Wood Chip, Woodbison, woodcurls, woodie26, woodmiser, woodworker47, woody1401, woodydixon, WsHillman, yuri, yvius, ziggar, zman, ZZfan, \\\Weston///
Router Forums Statistics
Router Forums Statistics
Total Attachments: 69,695, Disk Space Used: 13.71 GB (Average Filesize: 206.2 KB), Total Downloads: 5,578,694

Threads: 46,096, Posts: 415,739, Members: 123,257
Welcome to our newest member, littlefishy
Today's Birthdays
View Birthdays
RouterStudent, Guy Bratt, Revmart (85), LarryM (85), terryt (66), Pepaw of VA (61), England14 (60), poppy79424 (59), MikeZ (48), alienware (34)