Given the choice between a fixed-base router and a plunge model, Jeff Miller will take the plunge router every time. Because it can plunge in and out of the work, it not only easily routs grooves, dadoes, and edge moldings, but also mortises, stopped cuts, recesses for inlay, and a variety of decorative cuts. Here Miller explains how to choose a plunge router and how to use it to make mortises, dadoes, and freehand cuts for inlay.
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