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Router fixture design. A device for inlaying a Hepplewhite table leg. Locks the leg in position so the router can be manipulated to cut the rectangular grooves necessary for inlaying.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 27

Tip on routing matching slots in shelving so that multiple dividers can be installed at 2" intervals and they will all be parallel to one another.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1989 (v.5#3) pg. 6

Tip: Make a wooden stand to hold your router upside down while changing bits.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #13 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 10

Jig for clamping small work pieces for routing.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #25 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 10

Jig for cutting a round hole in the end of a large, round post using a router.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #27 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 12

Custom adjustable router fence attaches to the base of the router. Plexiglas base that screws to the baseplate has a hardwood fence with a curved slot at one end for adjusting the width of the cut.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #32 May-Jun 1993 pg. 18

Adjustable edge guide can be made to fit almost any router. An acrylic base is fitted with a movable wooden fence.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #50 Feb 1996 pg. 22

Jig for cutting a clean, rounded edge along a 45-degree corner using a laminate trimmer.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #51 Apr 1996 pg. 26

Tip on routing flutes and other straight (parallel) cuts by adding a second fence to the router.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #52 Jun 1996 pg. 20

Box-routing jig for a round-base plunge router. Wooden borders and inserts control movement of the router.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #59 Jun 1997 pg. 60

Tip suggests adding elongated baseplate with wooden grip to routers.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #66 Jun 1998 pg. 34

Template for routing round corners in four different diameters.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #78 Feb 2000 pg. 20

Shop-built template follower for a router.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 2002 (v.25#5) pg. 11

Plans for a router jig for the removal of rough stock on items like burls, rough lumber and slabs. Angle iron and wood jig allows the router to be used like a planer.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1980 (v.3#4) pg. 6

Homemade router guide allows you to cut perfect circles up to six feet in diameter.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1981 (v.4#12) pg. 6

Router. Part 2. Jigs for special operations.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1982 (v.6#3) pg. 41

Machines in tandem. How to equip a woodworking lathe with a sliding router assembly in order to cut decorative grooves (flutes) and spirals in cylindrical stock.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 39

Using a router to do inlay work, either for surface decoration or for patch repairs. How to make the template and router bushing necessary for routing the "bed" to receive the inlay.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 14

Router template design. Illustration shows layout for routing a V groove.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1986 (v.9#4) pg. 64

Multi-purpose router jig is made from acrylic. Use it to make precise crosscuts. Has adjustable stop blocks to control the length of the cut.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1988 (v.11#4) pg. 10

Micro-thicknesser. How to make a small jig designed to hold a plunge router in a fixed position. Wood strips are fed into an adjustable slot just below the router bit to make precisely machined wood for tongues, splines, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1993 (v.17#3) pg. 13

Shop-made jig for cutting profiles on a curved edge using a vertical panel router bit.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1996 (v.20#1) pg. 17

Shop-built holder made from clear acrylic plastic holds router templates for letters and numbers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1997 (v.21#2) pg. 12

Fixture used with a router and flush-trimming bit to cut crisp edges on the ends of wood stock up to 1.5" thick.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1997 (v.21#3) pg. 37

How to use a router and pantograph to make signs and wood carvings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #194 Nov-Dec 1978 (v.28#9) pg. 46

A look at router accessories and what they do.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #194 Nov-Dec 1978 (v.28#9) pg. 60

Tip: Plywood base holds plaques and other small pieces when doing edge routing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #214 Dec 1980 (v.30#10) pg. 55

Simple router stand lets you set router down before bit has coasted to a complete stop.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #283 Nov 1987 (v.37#9) pg. 80
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #287 Mar 1988 (v.38#3) pg. 15

Template for cutting rounded corners consistently.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 68

Using jigs and a router to cut a lot of double-angle miters with speed and accuracy.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #15 Jun-Jul 1983 pg. 18

Router jigs for cutting half-lap bird's-mouth joints. Included in an article on a stone-and-wood country house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #41 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 66

Simple jig for cutting moldings using a router.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #51 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 24

Router control. Using site-built jigs, bearing-guided bits and a router table to make precise cuts in wood.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #55 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 36

Tip on using dual guides on a router when cutting flutes with a core-box bit.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #89 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 28

Simple jig for securely holding a router inverted when profiling a small piece of material. An ideal device for occasional use in the field.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #106 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 30

Simple jig aids in routing the slots for splines in miter joints.
FINE WOODWORKING #8 Fall 1977 pg. 18

Use a router and templates to inlay a border of contrasting wood on furniture, jewelry boxes, serving trays, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #17 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 68

Jig for making uniform-size dowels on a lathe by using a router instead of lathe chisels.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 22

The router rail. Using a router to surface large panels. The jig is built from garage-door track and conveyor-belt rollers. Ideal for surfacing (planing) end-grain panels, like butcher blocks. Surface a 3x6 ft. tabletop in 1/2 hour.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 56

Fluting jig uses a router to cut accurate and consistent flutes on tapered turned legs.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 20

Eccentric router base lets you cut slots of various widths without moving the guide fence.
FINE WOODWORKING #30 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 14

Making dowels with a router using this simple jig.
FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 16

How to cut miters and spline grooves with a router and a simple homemade jig.
FINE WOODWORKING #33 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 12

Two jigs which, when used with a portable router, can produce both semicircular and straight molding in patterns difficult to produce with a shaper.
FINE WOODWORKING #35 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 18

Joinery along curved lines. A general method for template routing.
FINE WOODWORKING #35 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 46

Circle guide for a router has several advantages over commercial models: it's cheaper, it cuts circles smaller than the router base and it allows repeat set-ups to precise radii without trial and error.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 22

Use a simple jig and your router to cut reeds into a curved tapered bedpost.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 34
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #38 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 4
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #39 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 32

Router fence has a hinged extension. In use you mark the center of the groove to be cut, clamp on the router fence, flip up the extension and rout the groove.
FINE WOODWORKING #43 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 8

Build this router jig to carve large wood balls.
FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 8

A simple jig for routing blind spline slots in spline-mitered frames.
FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 10

Two shop made router subbases eleminate the "trauma" associated with routing dadoes across wide boards and grooving the edges of narrow stock.
FINE WOODWORKING #45 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 10

How to cut parallel grooves in a tapered table leg using a router and simple jig.
FINE WOODWORKING #49 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 16

Decorative turning. Router jig attaches to a wood lathe. The router swings in a pivoting cradle to cut designs into the outside of a wooden bowl.
FINE WOODWORKING #50 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 44

Variable-arm milling machine for doing large wood turnings and sculpture. The cutting is done by a router attached to an arm which can pivot up and down, left and right, and can follow a template. Furthermore, the router can be located anywhere along the arm.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 44

Sliding jig for a router is used to shape a 16-ft. beam into uniform arcs for use as a gymnastic balance beam.
FINE WOODWORKING #56 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 12

Router joinery. Jigs expand the repertoire of joints you can cut using a router. Jigs shown for straight-edges, mortising, tenoning, and panel-raising. Also shows a dust-collection cage for use with slot cutters.
FINE WOODWORKING #57 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 70
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #59 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 4

Simple router jig to cut "perfect" tenons at the rate of around 60 per hour.
FINE WOODWORKING #60 Sep-Oct 1986 pg. 81

Simple jig to use with your router to produce tenons on the end of chair rungs, quickly and accurately.
FINE WOODWORKING #64 May-Jun 1987 pg. 12
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #66 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 4

Tip: Make router subbases out of Plexiglas to increase visibility.
FINE WOODWORKING #66 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 8

Adjustable fixture for beveling panels with a router.
FINE WOODWORKING #68 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 8
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #70 May-Jun 1988 pg. 18

Router-based duplicator for your lathe. Simple plywood box supports a router as it is guided along a profile template. The router cuts the desired pattern on the work piece rotating in the lathe.
FINE WOODWORKING #68 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 14

Use your round over router bits to cut fingernail-shaped edges with this simple jig.
FINE WOODWORKING #70 May-Jun 1988 pg. 10

Router jig for milling radiused corners on a square tabletop.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 12

Complementary template routing. How to cut tight-fitting curved joints from a single pattern (template).
FINE WOODWORKING #75 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 59

Adjustable jig holds a laminate trimmer (small router) to trim solid-wood edgebanding on plywood.
FINE WOODWORKING #76 May-Jun 1989 pg. 14

Single-setup solution for routing tongue-and-rabbet drawer joints.
FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 12

Jig for routing a cavity for a quartz clockwork.
FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 18

Jig for surfacing long and wide boards with a router.
FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 42
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #138 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 18

Simple, adjustable jig for using a plunge router to cut identical-width slots of various lengths.
FINE WOODWORKING #92 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 18

Uses for asymmetrical router bases. (1) Three edges of base are exactly 3" from the edge of 3 different bit sizes. (2) Base designed for cutting a groove wider than 0.5" in only two passes using a 0.5" bit.
FINE WOODWORKING #93 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 14

Cautions when using polycarbonate (such as Lexan) for router bases.
FINE WOODWORKING #95 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 10
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #98 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 8

Speed the adjustment of a router fence by installing a sharpened dowel pin in the chuck.
FINE WOODWORKING #95 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 12

Router base and guide bar are used to route slots at odd angles.
FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 22

Router jig for cutting uniformly-spaced flutes in flat surfaces.
FINE WOODWORKING #110 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 16

Adjustable-height router jig for use with vertical panel-raising router bits.
FINE WOODWORKING #122 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 24

Template routing basics. (1) Three bits for routing with templates. (2) Cutting multiples. (3) Template for butt hinge mortises. (4) Routing small pieces. (5) Making precise templates. (6) Routing a through mortise.
FINE WOODWORKING #125 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 48

Simple jig and technique for routing a radiused corner on a countertop.
FINE WOODWORKING #131 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 14

Router template collars. Selecting and using template collar guides which add safety and control.
FINE WOODWORKING #139 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 80

Tip: Storage rack for a router fastens to the bottom of a shelf.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1983 (v.8#6) pg. 62

A circle guide you can make for your router is designed to cut large circular moldings.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #574 Mar 1976 (v.72) pg. 84

User's report on the Shop Mate, a guide device for ripping and mitering with a portable circular saw. Also used with router. Est. cost: $60.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #582 Nov 1976 (v.72) pg. 96

How to cut fancy edges for tabletops and picture frames. Tips on using the router accessory called "Edge Crafter", available from Sears Roebuck.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #643 Dec 1981 (v.77) pg. 88

Unique work stand adapts the "Marlin Wood Carver" tool for carving in the round. Use it to make duplicate spindles and other furniture parts.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Fall 1978 (v.9#3) pg. 20

Carving signs with router templates. Includes a layout of five templates for making every letter and every number with a router.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1966 (v.125#1) pg. 176

Adjustable base allows you to tilt your router when making cuts. When tilted, flat-bottom bits perform as shaper cutters, allowing you to cut vee, circular, or elliptical grooves.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1967 (v.128#3) pg. 170

"Hobbie-Carve" duplicating machine for a router makes you an expert woodcarver. Tips on its use. Est. cost: $75.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1969 (v.131#5) pg. 188

Make a Dial-A-Jig router attachment.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1970 (v.134#4) pg. 188

Jig for attaching your router to a portable drill-press stand. The router is held firmly while you move the work being routed.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1976 (v.145#1) pg. 162

Homemade jig is used with a special router bit to surface your own lumber. Especially useful for surfacing sections of a tree trunk for use as table tops. Est. costs: $50 for the jig and $72 for the carbide-tipped router bit.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1978 (v.150#3) pg. 20

Depth gauge jig is used to set the cutting depth for pilotless router bits. Set depth from 1/16" to 1" (in increments of 1/16").
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1980 (v.154#2) pg. 111

Tip: Routing the edge of a curved shelf is much easier if you make a convex base for the router which matches the curve of the shelf. The auxiliary base is made from softwood using a lathe.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1980 (v.154#5) pg. 118

Great woodworking jigs for your shop. Part 2. Router surfacing guide to level the uneven surface of glued-up stock.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1983 (v.160#6) pg. 106

Mastering the router. A woodworker's guide to the superversatile router. Includes guided cuts, dado-cutting guide, ball-bearing pilots, circle-cutting guide, jigs and templates, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1989 (v.166#1) pg. 75

Make a pantograph for a router.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1970 (v.197#4) pg. 104

Using compass and straightedge to layout circles and curves for woodworking. Adding a trammel to your router to make decorative circle cuts.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1971 (v.198#5) pg. 104

Versatile new routers turn you into a craftsman. What is available in routers, jigs, bits and accessories. Includes plans for making a dado guide, a shaper table and a guide for cutting tenons.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1978 (v.212#3) pg. 81

Radial arm router lets you cut fancy wood designs. Attaching your router head to your radial arm saw head will give you greater control over your router when doing precision routing. You can either purchase a metal yoke or build your own wooden yoke to hold the router. Also included are plans for a jig for doing smooth taper carving.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1978 (v.212#5) pg. 124

Router-gear roundup. A chart of accessories available for use with routers.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1983 (v.223#6) pg. 163

Twenty reasons why you need a router. Looks at homemade and commercial jigs to increase versatility, plus tips on using a router.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1986 (v.228#1) pg. 83
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1986 (v.228#6) pg. 6

Adjustable jig for routing decorative grooves around door panels. This jig produces a rectangular pattern, except at the corners, where adjacent grooves are joined with curved arcs.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #53 Mar 1990 (v.9#5) pg. 65

Rub arm acts as an oversized bearing when cutting shallow grooves with table-mounted router.
SHOPNOTES #34 Jul 1997 (v.6) pg. 30

How to make a jig to rout recesses.
SHOPNOTES #35 Sep 1997 (v.6) pg. 26

Convert an electric or pneumatic die grinder to a mini-router by attaching this jig. Used to remove wood in tight places.
SPORT AVIATION Aug 1991 (v.40#8) pg. 66

Tip on building a plywood template for your router when making many pieces of the same shape.
WOOD MAGAZINE #2 Nov-Dec 1984 (v.1#2) pg. 114

Tip: A simple router jig to "flush out" an edge band with surface stock and not go through the veneer.
WOOD MAGAZINE #2 Nov-Dec 1984 (v.1#2) pg. 114

Tip: For safety, use a right-angle jig block when cutting small pieces on a table saw or router.
WOOD MAGAZINE #6 Aug 1985 (v.2#4) pg. 12

Find it fast with these 5 shop organizers. (1) Wall-hung cabinet holds a portable belt sander and palm sander and a supply of sandpaper for each. (2) Wall-hung board for router and accessories. (3) Under-table and over-table storage racks for all of your clamps. (4) Wall-rack holds lathe tools and accessories. (5) Three-compartment cabinet for drill bits.
WOOD MAGAZINE #16 Apr 1987 (v.4#2) pg. 42

Template routing. How to make and use router templates. How to make a "delta-wing" pin routing attachment for your router table for use with the templates.
WOOD MAGAZINE #17 Jun 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 32, 38

Gauge for setting your router bit-to-fence spacing, bit elevation, rip fence spacing, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #27 Feb 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 19

Advice on using speed controllers on routers.
WOOD MAGAZINE #36 Aug 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 12

Extended base for router makes it easier to route assembled box or drawer edges.
WOOD MAGAZINE #49 Jan 1992 (v.9#1) pg. 12

Eight sure-fire ways to make the most out of a router. (1) Router table fence. (2) Feather boards. (3) Routing small moldings. (4) Zero-clearance table. (5) Pushblock for end-grain cuts. (6) Master stile-and-rail sets. (7) Biscuit joinery. (8) Freehand guard.
WOOD MAGAZINE #58 Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 50

Vacuum-veneering and clamping. How to construct a hold-down platform, trammel pivot, router template, push-block and band saw circle-cutting jig, all of which rely on vacuum pressure to operate.
WOOD MAGAZINE #70 Jun 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 76

Simple scrap wood jig gives needed support when edge-routing narrow, curved work pieces.
WOOD MAGAZINE #71 Aug 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 12

How to loosen a router template guide bearing without damaging the smooth surface.
WOOD MAGAZINE #83 Nov 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 22

High-performance router accessories. A description of 14 commercially-available accessories that will turn your router into the most versatile tool in your shop.
WOOD MAGAZINE #85 Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 44

Tip on using a router template and flat washer to draw the cutting lines for making the slightly-oversized work piece. Later, the same template will be used with a pattern bit to finish the work piece to exact size.
WOOD MAGAZINE #119 Dec 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 34

Modifying a router guide bushing so that it can be tightened properly.
WOOD MAGAZINE #123 Apr 2000 (v.17#3) pg. 30

Simple plywood stand (holder) for a hand-held router allows the bit to spin down safely.
WOOD MAGAZINE #124 May-Jun 2000 (v.17#4) pg. 36

Tip on keeping a 1/4" adapter from inserting too far into a 1/2" router collet.
WOOD MAGAZINE #136 Oct 2001 (v.18#7) pg. 43

Build this take-along case for your router and accessories. Built entirely from wood.
WOODSMITH #4 Jul 1979 pg. 3

Jig for routing edges on small circles.
WOODSMITH #25 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 3

A jig for routing grooves in the exact center of stock from 0.5" to 3" thick. Use to cut grooves for splines.
WOODSMITH #30 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 22

Tip: Make a large auxiliary router base from clear "Plexiglas" when routing out large cavities in trays, etc. The large base will keep the router from dipping down into the cavity.
WOODSMITH #35 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 3

Jig for routing the tongues on the ends of long boards.
WOODSMITH #35 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 3

How to cut a decorative stopped chamfer on the inside edge of an assembled frame-and-panel door using a router and this simple jig.
WOODSMITH #49 Feb 1987 pg. 23

Router turning jig. Turn the ends of small wooden projects (kaleidoscope, salt shaker, ...) by twisting the work piece slowly against a fast-turning router bit using this jig.
WOODSMITH #52 Aug 1987 pg. 8

Jig for use with a router to trim solid wood edging flush with an adjacent surface (table top, countertop, panel, etc.).
WOODSMITH #58 Aug 1988 pg. 3

Working with thin (1/4") wooden stock. (1) Book matching. (2) Edge-gluing. (3) Hand planing. (4) Planing with a router and a simple jig.
WOODSMITH #63 Jun 1989 pg. 12

Using templates to make uniform curved legs for chairs. The template is attached directly to the work piece. The same template is used on both the band saw (for rough cutting) and the router table (for final shaping).
WOODSMITH #64 Aug 1989 pg. 18

Techniques for keeping a router level when used on the narrow edge of a board.
WOODSMITH #70 Aug 1990 pg. 16

Chip slinger. Simple disk of plywood or plastic is placed on the router bit's shaft to prevent debris from falling into the motor.
WOODSMITH #72 Dec 1990 pg. 5

Tips on selecting and using double-sided carpet tape to temporarily attach a work piece to a router template.
WOODSMITH #79 Feb 1992 pg. 27

Jig for cutting flutes using a router.
WOODSMITH #95 Oct 1994 (v.16) pg. 30

Using ramps to lift a router smoothly away from the work piece when cutting stopped flutes. This leaves a clean, tapered end with no burn marks.
WOODSMITH #123 Jun 1999 (v.21) pg. 4

Simple shop-made router guide can be adapted to any router.
WOODWORK #5 Spring 1990 pg. 16

Shop built jig sets distance for parallel routing guide.
WOODWORK #28 Aug 1994 pg. 20

End fixture for working ends and edges. Build a jig for working the edges and narrow ends of boards with routers and other machine tools. Similar in design to commercial dovetail jigs, it is larger and more versatile.
WOODWORK #31 Feb 1995 pg. 43

Tip on using an O-ring to keep a router template guide from slipping.
WOODWORK #35 Oct 1995 pg. 8

Using a router to cut moldings, stair tread housings, louvered ventilating frame, and stopped rebates. Includes a jig for cutting decorative panels.
WOODWORKER #1043 Oct 1980 (v.84) pg. 644

Building and using jigs and accessories that make the portable router such a versatile tool.
WOODWORKER #1074 May 1983 (v.87) pg. 310

Making templates to cut accurate circular holes using a router.
WOODWORKER #1083 Feb 1984 (v.88) pg. 79

Routing: the full story. An in-depth guide to buying and using the router. Includes: (1) Sharpening bits. (2) Jig for routing small pieces. (3) Making a router stand with storage drawers. (4) A router table which clamps to a workbench. (5) A custom-made storage box for the router. (6) Dovetailing jig.
WOODWORKER #1088 Jul 1984 (v.88) pg. 417

How to fabricate templates for use with a router.
WOODWORKER #1095 Feb 1985 (v.89) pg. 95

Folding wedge fence attaches to your router's guide rods. Calibrated sliding wedges make it possible to accurately move your router cut sideways in 1/64" increments.
WOODWORKER May 1987 (v.91#5) pg. 412

Jig for cutting slots in the mitered face of narrow stock. Works in conjunction with a table-mounted router.
WOODWORKER May 1987 (v.91#5) pg. 414

Jig for edge-jointing long or very thin boards using a router.
WOODWORKER May 1987 (v.91#5) pg. 415

Router jig for cutting the grooves for splines in splined miter joints. Tips on making the splines and clamping the joint.
WOODWORKER Oct 1988 (v.92#10) pg. 895

Slotting with a router. This device uses a standard double-flanged shooting-board, some simple hardware and a router to produce accurately pitched slots across the ends of boards to form comb corner joints, etc.
WOODWORKER Dec 1988 (v.92#12) pg. 1162

Jig for bevelling and fielding panels with a router.
WOODWORKER May 1989 (v.93#5) pg. 433

A router shooting board is designed to square the end of a board using a router instead of a plane. May also be used to cut grooves and rebates.
WOODWORKER Dec 1989 (v.93#12) pg. 1139

Turntable supports work being routed. It can be easily turned and locked with a cam. Ideal for use when pulling the router toward you to maintain control.
WOODWORKER Apr 1990 (v.94#4) pg. 343

Jig and template for routing gentle curves.
WOODWORKER Apr 1991 (v.95#4) pg. 409

Adjustable fence attaches to the base of a router and does not move during use.
WOODWORKER Jun 1991 (v.95#6) pg. 640

Sliding router jig. A general purpose jig for a variety of jobs (planing a flat surface, cutting parallel grooves, etc.).
WOODWORKER May 1992 (v.96#5) pg. 22

Router faceplate lathe. A hand-operated faceplate serves to hold the turning blank. The faceplate can be aligned in several different positions relative to a horizontal router which does the actual cutting.
WOODWORKER Sep 1993 (v.97#9) pg. 54

Aid for freehand routing. This useful jig holds virtually any shape of small block or board in a suitable position for hand routing. Movable support bars keep the router level with the work surface.
WOODWORKER Mar 1995 (v.99#3) pg. 44

Improvised guide point is attached to a block of wood which in turn slides on the router's guide rods. This guide point is used to follow a scalloped edge when cutting a molding.
WOODWORKER Apr 1995 (v.99#4) pg. 92

Auxiliary jaws (for use with a Workmate) provide a wider bearing surface when routing slots or grooves in the edge of a board.
WOODWORKER May 1995 (v.99#5) pg. 82

Router indexing jig is used to bore any number of holes (of preset diameter and depth) in a work piece.
WOODWORKER Nov 1995 (v.99#11) pg. 73

Router jig for cutting circles in plywood up to 40" diameter.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1982 (v.6#6) pg. 49

Tip; Attach a longer auxiliary wood fence to your router edge guide to make it easier to control.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1986 (v.10#4) pg. 55

Simple wooden wrench for tightening router thumbscrews.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1987 (v.11#3) pg. 53

Making a rosette jig.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.20#1) pg. 50

Simple jig to square and field the ends of large panels using a router.

How to route decorative grooves in plywood doors. Requires a "fence" around the door and a wooden shoe attachment on the router base.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1976 (v.32#2) pg. 85
Added Info WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1977 (v.33#5) pg. 92

How to use a wing router template.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1978 (v.34#1) pg. 26

Adjustable indexing jig for a router. Makes it easier to do reeding and fluting on spindle turnings, ready-made table legs, etc.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1981 (v.37#2) pg. 54

Router jig to cut "false" dovetails (butterfly joints). They are used to strengthen a miter joint and make it more decorative.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1982 (v.38#1) pg. 104

Make an L-shaped bracket to attach your router to your radial arm saw. This will allow more precise routing.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 79

Router organizer. Wall-mounted plywood cabinet stores two routers and all of their accessories and bits. Overall dimensions: 36"Hx24"Wx13"D.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1998 (v.54#4) pg. 54