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Router And Woodworking Articles. (Starting new threads restricted to admins/authors only.)
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Router Forums Various forums and sub-forums about all the different types of routing and routers.

General Routing

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.
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Table-mounted Routing

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.
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Portable Routing

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."
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Jigs and Fixtures

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."
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Guide Bushings and Templates

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.
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Router Bits - Types and Usage

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.
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CNC Routing

A place to discuss CNC routing devices.
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Router Reference

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).
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General Woodworking Various organized forums and sub forums with topics related to construction, woodworking, power tools and much, much more.

Tools and Woodworking

Mainly for general woodworking questions and comments you may also come here to ask questions, get advice and share your experience with power tools.
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Woodshop Dust Control

Discussions about dust control, dust control equipment, piping, fittings and accessories, user worn personal protection, and dust health hazards.
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Pyrography and Carving

This is the place to discuss wood burning and carving projects, tools, and ideas.
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Wood Species

Discuss the hundreds of types and species of domestic and exotic woods.
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Starting Off

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!
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Special Needs Woodworking

This is the place to discuss special needs woodworking such as wheel chair accessible router tables, working with physical limitations or disabilities.
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Shop Safety

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.
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Wood Scrolling

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.
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Woodturning and Lathes

Dedicated to the discussion of woodturning, lathes, turning tools, techniques, projects and sharing of all turning related topics.
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The Finishing Touch

Everything you wanted to know from preparing the lumber to the final finish.
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Project Plans and How To

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.
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Router Forums Community General discussions and forums.

DIY and Renovation

Questions, answers and progressive projects around the house and shop. All construction or repair type posts are welcome here.
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Shows & Events

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!
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Woodworking Articles

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.
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Marketplace Buy, sell, trade and advertise your tools and services. Marketplace rules apply in all sub-forums.

Router Forums Classifieds

Trade, buy and sell your tools, projects and other workshop machinery. You MUST have 25 or more posts before you can start a thread in this section. Not for new members or stores to sell items.
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The Bargain Bin

Discussions related to quick cash savers, sales and deals offered by local and online woodworking related merchants. Marketplace rules apply in this forum.
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  1. Hello everyone, this is driving me crazy! I'm trying to make a small wood snowman, I have 2 parts that fit together and when routed out the main circles are perfect, the male and female parts are way off, 3/16" off. It makes the head area larger and the body smaller where they fit together. The...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, my faithful old router that I have had since the 1980’s has finally mashed it’s lower bearing. I’m dismantling it after watching YouTube videos, reading posts on this forum and studying the parts diagram for the type 1 model on powertoolspares.com. Bottom plate and legs are off...
  3. Hello I'd like some advice on grain orientation please : I'm making a chopping board for a mate's new boat : a 'boat warming' present if you will - it will be similar (in terms of contrasting timber detail, the edging etc) to the attached picture. The dimensions of the boat's board will be...
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