Router Magic
Jigs, Fixtures and Tricks to Unleash Your Router's FULL Potential
by Bill Hylton

Softcover
210 x 275mm
192pp

Published by Reader's Digest,
New York USA

R.R.P.$29.90

ISBN 0-7621-0185-7

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Extract from back cover of book:

Now you can teach your router to do magical tricks you never dreamed possible, and all you need are a handful of standard bits and the extraordinary jigs, fixtures, and techniques inside this book.

Craft flawless cope-and-stick joints on your router table, quickly and easily.

Spin out custom dowels for all your special projects, from any species of wood, in any length or diameter.

Create spectacular fluted spindles, amazing spiral-beaded columns, and astonishing finials.

More than 50 new jigs and fixtures to save you time, money, and effort! Router Magic's explicit step-by-step instructions show every jig and how to use the jigs and your router in dozens of new ways. Yes, it's magic. But Router Magic makes YOU the magician.

About the Author: Bill Hylton has been writing about woodworking for more than 20 years. A whiz with a router, he puts his favorite woodworking tool to use in both practical and innovative ways.

Photos: Black & White

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Introduction

Boring
Crosshair Baseplate
Slotted Pilot Template
Boring Templates
Shelf Support Template

Carving
Router Duplicator

Circle Routing
Trammel Baseplate
Vacuum Trammel

Vacuum Systems
Vacuum Clamping

The Custom Baseplates
The Generic Baseplate

Dadoing and Grooving
T-Square
Routing Straightedge
Fractionating Baseplate
Center-Finding Baseplate

Dowel Joinery
Doweling Jig

Dowel Making
Dowel-Making Fixture
Dowel-Turning Jig

Drawer Making
Slot-Cutter Drawer Joinery

Edge Forming
Offset Baseplate

Flush-Trimming
Flush-Trimming Baseplate

Mortising
Mortising Jig T
Shop-Built Slot Mortiser
Template-Mortising

Router Tables
Custom Router Table Top
Universal Router Mounting Plate
Bit Opening lnserts
Router Crank
Table Saw Extension Router Table
Horizontal Router Table
Bench-Top Router Table
Floor-Standing Router Table
Split Fence
Sleds
Featherboards

Surfacing
Surfacing Baseplate

Turning
Router Lathe

Appendix
Jig-Making Materials and Hardware

Index