March 24, 2017
Time for tech talk with FHB's resident tool nerd, Patrick McCombe. And a water heater in the attic?!
November 18, 2016
Choose the best tool for profiling, flush trimming, and mortising one-handed.
November 11, 2015
Learn how to make quick, clean, and accurate cuts
October 13, 2013
Cut perfect curves every time with a shop-made trammel.
September 12, 2013
I used to use a two-handed approach to loosen a router collet, as shown in the drawing, but this meant that I had to use the muscles in my arms…
July 5, 2012
This router combo kit features on/off triggers on the hand grip of both the fixed base and teh plunge base as well as LED lights
May 17, 2012
A router can make a lot of dust and chips. I had a big routing job coming up, but I didn’t own a commercial dust-collection system to contain the mess.…
May 17, 2011
The DWP611PK router combo kit from DeWalt has smooth plunge action, is inuititve and very accurate, and comes equipped with dual LED lights.
May 19, 2010
This tool has all the benefits of a plunge router, but in a much smaller and more maneuverable package
March 11, 2010
Learn how to use a router in combination with a simple ramp to produce period-accurate fluted columns.
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