The New Router Handbook

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1993 - House & Home - 384 pages
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It's the up-to-the-minute essential workbench reference. Totally revised and expanded, this massive book offers the most detailed information of every model on the market, with a thorough analysis of their capabilities and accessories. Over 1,000 photos and drawings showcase the brilliant array of how-to-use instructions and unusual jigs and aids. Plus, safety techniques; sharpening and maintenance procedures for bits; techniques for making and fitting exact joints; methods of creating designs in wood and cutting non-wooden material; overarm or pin router techniques; using commercial router tables and making your own ultimate router table; and an entire lifetime's worth of shop ideas. Take advantage of the great money-saving tips for making ingenious jigs and fixtures that will help in unusual operations. ."..will serve as "the

primer on a very useful tool...."-- "Booklist

. 384 pages, 1,100 b/w illus., 8 x 10.

 

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Contents

Introduction
8
Historical Overview
14
FixedBase Routers
41
Plunge Routers
49
Basic Information
64
Selecting and Buying Router Bits
85
Maintaining and Sharpening Bits
94
Basic Routing Procedures and EdgeForming
110
Inlaying and Setting In Hardware
177
Routing Circles Arcs and Ovals 185 Tools CastIron Router Table 244 Table
244
Routing Plastic Laminates 194 Components 248 HeavyDuty Router
255
Freehand Routing and Sign Carving 217 Joints 278 Coped RailandStile Joints 279
279
SingleStroke Work 222 OldEnglish 24 Router Tables for Special Operations
287
Commercial Router Tables 230 JOINTMAKING TECHNIQUES WITH A HANDHELD
297
Blind Dovetails 307 Leigh MultiFunctional Machines
348
Box Joints 319 Inverted Pin Routers 355 Hartlauer
355

StraightLine Routing
123
Routing Joints
136
SurfaceRouting Techniques
154
Template or Pattern Routing
165
SHOP AIDS AND ACCESSORIES SPECIALIZED Sears Router Grafter 358 Woodchuck
362
Overarm Routers 337
376
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Spielman is the leading author on woodworking throughout the world with over 65 books published. He has taught high school and vocational wodworking in Wisconsin public schools for 27 years. He has also owned and operated a wood product manufacturing company for 20 years.

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