Category Archives for "Wood Routers"

How to Choose the Best CNC Router for Woodworking

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) routers are a big ticket item for companies and wood hobbyists alike. These machines are worth every penny for the sheer amount of designing and cutting they can do for you. The bigger the heavy-duty CNC router is, the bigger the price tag. Luckily, the router market also offers desktop CNC machining […]

Triton TRA001 Plunge Router Review

Plunge Router Review

Many woodworkers use a plunge router and treat it like an expensive piece of machinery. Manufacturers often offer a bunch of buttons and functions which are custom suited to fit the range of the project.

Makita RP2301FC Plunge Router Review

Makita RP2301FC Plunge Router Review

The Makita RP2301FC is a 1-¼ HP plunge router has variable speed which delivers a powerful precision with a smooth plunge action and has superior and enhanced performance. Other features have been added to include increased variable speeds, electronic speed controls and also electric brakes.

Best Wood Router of 2018 – Complete Reviews with Comparison

Best Wood Router

Anyone who works with wood on a regular basis will understand that a wood router plays an important role when it comes to making a high-quality product with increased precision. If you’re new to using a wood router, then you’re going to need to choose a machine that performs the tasks you want it to complete, because believe it or not, not every wood router has all the features you need.

Plunge Router vs Fixed: Which is the Best Wood Router?

Plunge Router vs Fixed

Plenty of woodworkers believe owning both is beneficial whereas others prefer one or the other. However, it’s important to take your personal needs into account as you might find that owning both a plunge and fixed router is exactly what you need as each carries their own array of benefits.

Porter-Cable 690LR Fixed Base Router Review

Porter-Cable 690LR Fixed Base Router

A fixed base router holds a number of advantages over plunge routers and other models of routers, as the 690LR from Porter-Cable proves and then some. We’re going to be looking at why you should consider adding the Porter-Cable 690LR Fixed Base Router to your workshop in this article.

How to Plane Wood with a Router?

Plane Wood with a Router

Before you start planing your piece of wood, there are two components you need to make: the fixture and the jig. The fixture holds your wood in place and has two rails for the jig to move on. The router attaches to the jig which slides along the fixture, giving you smooth and even planing control.