Videos: Routers


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DIY Shiplap from Plywood

I covered our old brick chimney with faux shiplap made from plywood, and I show how I did it in this video.

Tongue & Groove Router Bits & Shaker Style Cabinet Doors

How to use a Freud tongue & groove router bit set to make shaker-style cabinet doors.

Build: Router Lift with Lever & Mini Router Table, for Plunge & Fixed Routers

How to build my lever-operated router lift, for both plunge and fixed-base routers. Bonus: A mini router table. Detailed instructions, and plans are available at

My Router Lift works for Fixed-Base Routers Too!

This is a follow-up to my video about my lever-operated router lift for plunge routers It shows how the lift can be modified easily for fixed-base routers. Keep an eye open for an announcement about a possible build video.

DIY Router Lift for Plunge Routers

** BUILD VIDEO: ** Here's a look at my lever-operated plunge router lift. If you want a build video, leave a comment.

Dust Collection for Router Table Dados

Cutting dados on a router table is really messy. I've got a simple, cheap, and effective dust collection solution for this problem. Trust me - it's great!

Clean a Router Bit and Make Inset Drawer Pulls

Demonstration of how to clean a router bit, and how to use a Cove bit to create inset drawer pulls.

Router Accident - WARNING: Graphic Images

The story of my accident with a trim router, resulting in a trip to the hospital in an ambulance. Contains pictures of the accident site and my injury, along with removing the bandages to show what it looks like now.