freud router table Wood routers and routers in router tables are pretty flexible machines, in fact I've made entire pieces of furniture with a router and a few other small home tools without ever having to break-out the big guns like my table-saw and planer.

So lets start by looking at the most common applications and where the beginner should start in their travels to learn how to use a router.

Then we can move to the more complex applications where jigs and fixtures can quantumly increase a wood routers ability to make some pretty fancy joinery. That's when the fun starts!

Edge Profiling With Bearing Guided Bits

Edge profiling is probably the biggest application for the use of wood routers and bearing guided bits certainly make the job easy for beginners just learning how to use a router. This is the place to start!

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