• Router bits in wood

    Upcut vs Downcut Spiral Router Bits

    A straight router bit is a workhorse tool in many woodworking shops. Picking out the best router bit for your needs with all of the choices on the market today, however, can be a daunting task. The solid carbide spiral router bit offers us a durable option that can also improve the cut quality for…

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  • Keyhole router bit

    How to Use a Keyhole Router Bit

    If you are making a plaque or a picture frame and want to integrate a slot into the project so that the user can easily hang the piece on a wall without having to use hanging hardware, there is a special router bit called a keyhole bit that can be used for this purpose. The…

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  • Router table setup

    Router Table Setup Using Test Cuts for Perfect Dadoes

    Dado joints are a time-honored approach for case joinery. When choosing to use a router to create this joint, router table setup is critical to creating the perfect fit that you’re after. On a table saw equipped with a dado head you would use shims to dial in the perfect width for your dado, but…

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  • The Importance of Making Downhill Cuts with a Router

    The Importance of Making Downhill Cuts with a Router

    Demonstrating on a tapered display case, George Vondriska teaches you why you should always make downhill cuts when doing a taper for a woodworking project to optimize the surface finish of the edge. He discusses which router bits you should use, and then shows you the expert woodworking techniques you’ll need to utilize to make…

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  • Chip-Free Flush Trimming

    Chip-Free Flush Trimming

    Demonstrating on cathedral raised-panel doors, George Vondriska teaches you how to get a flush trim with a curved piece of wood to a pattern template using an Ultimate Trim Bit on the router table. His expert woodworking technique and this specialized router bit will guarantee you a smooth, chip-free flush trimming cut on both the…

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  • Raised Panel Router Bits: Vertical Raised Panel Bit

    Raised Panel Router Bits: Vertical Raised Panel Bit

    George Vondriska shows you how to make raised panel doors using a vertical raised panel bit on your router table. He will go through the process of creating a raised panel and the positives and negatives of using a vertical panel raiser bit vs. a horizontal panel raiser.

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  • How to Install a Router Bit in a Router

    How to Install a Router Bit in a Router

    George Vondriska demonstrates the easy woodworking technique for how to install a router bit in your router correctly. He recommends that you take the base off of the motor, then talks about the possible consequences of mounting the bit too far or not far enough.

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  • Vertical Panel Raiser

    Vertical Panel Raiser

    Thinking of buying a vertical panel raiser for your router table? George Vondriska demonstrates how to safely use the bit and discusses some of the pros and cons of the vertical panel router bits and the classic horizontal panel bits.

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  • Using an Edge Beading Router Bit

    Using an Edge Beading Router Bit

    Using an edge beading router bit is a fast and easy way to add creative decoration to your project. George Vondriska shows you the setup, process and results of using this unique router bit.

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