Tag Archives: routers

  • Router Safety Tips

    Posted on August 19, 2015 by DIY Guide in Power Tools, Safety, Workshop.

    Router bits spin so fast that they demand your constant attention. Accidents can happen suddenly. Here are a few of the most important safety rules for using Routers and Router Tables: Always unplug the router when changing the bit. Push the bit into the collet. Then lift it to expose about one-quarter of the shank before tightening […]

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  • DIY Water Bottle Holder

    Posted on April 11, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Power Tools.

    A few years ago we got a new puppy, and she was used to drinking from the water bottles that they hang on their crates in the pet store. She did not know how to drink from a bowl and seemed very stressed at the idea of getting near one. This wasn’t much of a […]

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  • Router Tables

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Power Tools, Safety, Workshop.

    In general terms, a router table consists of a flat table surface with a router attached to the bottom. The router is mounted with its base attached to the underside of the table and the bit sticking up through a hole in table’s surface. The table holds the router securely, leaving the woodworker free to keep both […]

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  • Router Table Top – Laminate

    Posted on March 27, 2015 by DIY Guide in Laminate, Power Tools, Workshop.

    Did you know that if you are looking for a new surface for you router tabletop, plastic laminate is an ideal surface for router tables, and light colors are very desirable as they make the work piece more visible. They also allow you to make pencil marks indicating start and stop positions for cuts. The ideal […]

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