At the workbench and need an instant solution to a problem? Quickly flip to the right page for instant answers. Or, need a once-in-a-career technique that you could never memorize? Look it up here! This bench-top reference, with a multitude of expert tips and shortcuts, will help any woodworker make the most of the versatile router's thousands of uses. Start with an array of cutting techniques, including straight-line, crosscutting, mortise and tenon, trimming, edging, chamfering and molding, dovetailing, panel-raising, fluting, beading and reeding, and inlaying. Then add joining, drilling, shaping, spindle molding, dowelling, counter-boring, turning, and the countless other ways routers make any project quicker to do and more attractive to view. Beginners will find the proper way to grip the handles and control depth of cut. Bonus: special reed jigs, and unique templates. If you own a router and have a workbench, this book is as important a tool as any you'll ever own!