WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
An introduction to the safe use of routers, direction of cut, holding the workpiece, PPE and dust control. Different methods of working with a router, guided handheld, free-hand, and table mounted. Key points for setting up, base types, selecting the appropriate cutter and speed, ¼” or ½” shank. Different types of guided cutting, bearings, inserts and specialist equipment such as trammels. How to set up and use jigs and templates for differing cuts and the implications for cutter types.