Router Techniques is for beginning to intermediate woodworkers, though experienced woodworkers will find its presentation of the very latest tool models and accessories to be helpful as well. Readers will learn about the different types of routers available-from lightweight laminate trimmers to beefy models capable of ripping lumber stock to size. The magic of the router, though, lies in its ability to create fine joinery of any type. The router can be used for basic lap joints, dado and rabbet joints, and also for dovetails, mortise and tenons, spline joints, and box joints.
In addition to joinery, the router can be used to create relief carvings, to cut curves, to plane wood stock to desired thickness, and to surface wood stock. This book shows the basics of these helpful tasks. In addition, readers will learn all about the cutting bits and accessories that are available to get the very most out of the tool.
Router Techniques is both a perfect introduction to this most versatile of woodworking tools and a solid reference source that all woodworkers will depend on for readily accessible information....Continua