The router is a versatile tool and this book has everything you need to familiarize yourself with its features and functions.
Bird explains the three main model types, the composition and variety of bits, and the advantages of a dedicated router table, showing several styles and accessories. He also shows how to perform the array of functions from straight edge cuts, plunging, and moldings to panel work and an assortment of joinery. Includes a section on using templates, cutting flutes and dishing. Hundreds of color photographs and line diagrams.
Softcover, 9" × 10 1/2", 233 pages, 2006.