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How To Setup A Wood Router

Wood Routers are the most decorative tools for Humans. They can be used to for cutting, beveling, shaping etc. Mostly all the jobs related to wood modification can be done using a Wood Router.

It is a big myth that you have to be a professional to use a wood Router. Anybody can easily use a wood router if you know the basics well.

There are few basics that you need to learn before you start using a wood router.

Using a wood router can be fun you can do literally anything with wood using a wood router.

So now we will learn the few basics of using a wood router and after this you will not face any problem in setting up and using a wood router.

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First step is fitting a router bit after that you have to disconnect the chords. It is better to disconnect the chords for safety purposes.

Then after disconnecting the chords turn the router upside down. Now press the spindle-lock button while you loosen the collet nut.

After pressing the spindle button now place the bit three-quarters of the way into the collet. Make sure to keep the spindle-lock button pressed while you tighten the collet nut firmly.

Adjusting the routing depth

You have to make sure that the small rod within the depth gauge extends by about 3 mm. Now rotate the turret so that its highest position clicks into place right under the depth gauge. Loosen the knob to drop the depth gauge onto to the depth stop turret and after that you have to loosen the locking lever. After that push the tool down until the router bit touches the work piece. Now tighten the lever.

The routing depth is set to 0 mm. Now raise the depth gauge to the desired routing depth and tighten the knob. After this loosen the locking lever and bring the tool back up again. You must also ensure that you are using a efficient wood router.

You can now increase the routing depth by 5 or 10 mm with the depth stop turret. Always re-adjust the routing depth after changing the router bit.

Routing

Check the user manual to check the best routing speed for different purposes. Now connect the vaccum cleaner and the power chords. Always check the initial routing on a piece of scrap material.

Now pull the trigger to switch on the wood router. Slowly push the tool down until the depth gauge reaches the depth to stop turret. Tighten the lock lever and guide the wood router along the work piece.

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Accessories

There are numerous different router bits available in the market. But there are few of the most common types. Some wood routers are supplied with a parallel guide and curve buffer. Some wood routers are supplied with an adapter plate, which allows you to copy the template. These accessories ensure optimum accuracy. You can check out the best wood router, they come with a lot of good accessories.

Check out how to use the Wood Router to make a perfect Benchto Router Table.

Now everything has been explained to you. So now just follow the steps and you are good to go. For more tips and tricks click here.