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 […]
Whether woodworking is your passion or it’s just an occasional past time, you still want all the best tools for your beautiful and woodworking creations. We all want the best tools.For the perfect furniture and the most creative designs, you want a router that will provide precision.Using a router table instead of just a handheld […]
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.
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.
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.
When it comes to wood routers, there are many different options to choose from. There are fixed-base routers, plunge routers, and multi-purpose routers that can do it all. Depending on your specific needs, one of these routers may stand out from the others.
The wood router is one of the key tools in any well-equipped woodworking shop or handyman’s tool chest. It just has so many applications that if you are considering any kind of woodworking project, chances are you’re going to need one of these handy tools sooner or later.
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.
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.