How to Hold Work for Routing
Learn a variety of ways to secure your workpieces for safer handheld routing
When it comes to routing, the ability to secure your workpiece is the key to safety and accuracy. But how do you clamp a workpiece while leaving a top or edge unobstructed for your router’s path of travel? The fact is, there are an endless variety of ways to sock down workpieces on a benchtop—from benchdogs and bench vises, to clever tricks involving tape, handscrews, and conventional clamps.
In this Wood Tips video, Fine Woodworking senior web producer Ed Pirnik demonstrates a variety of ways to hold workpieces securely while routing.
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