Glad you could join the fun. If you don't have a router yet, consider the Bosch 1617 EVSPK kit. It has both fixed and plunge base and collets in half and quarter inch in USA. Very good reputation here and can work nicely in a router table. There are many threads to search on making your own router table, which I recommend you do fairly soon. They are very versatile and far safer than using a router hand held. You'll also find there are a lot of jigs you can make that extend the usefulness of your router. Just ask and you'll receive a LOT of help and hints. Stick's material is pretty lengthly, but well worth reading. There are precious few projects that won't benefit from applying a router's amazing abilities.
There are a number of basic bits you should probably get, starting with a set of 3 roundover bits, 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4. I rarely do a project that doesn't include one of these. Add a straight bit of 3/8ths or half inch size. I prefer to stick with half inch shanks on my bits, although trim bits and some roundover, and most trim bits come with 1/4 shanks. You'll probably wind up with some trim bits at some point, but they are easy to find when you need one. I mostly like Freud bits--easy to find at hardware stores, or get online.
If you're just starting, I strongly recommend finding YouTube videos of Marc Sommerfeld doing routing. He sells fancy bits in sets, but he's an experienced cabinet maker and his methods of working are a really good guide for you to follow. He keeps things simple, but covers a LOT of routing territory.
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