Tearout on the router table shouldnt be something you have to live with Here are a few simple steps you can take to avoid it

Whether it's for joinery or adding a decorative profile to the edge of a workpiece, I use my router table on just about every project. And there are few things more frustrating when using the router table than hearing the splintering sound of tearout. It's usually a signal that I'm going to be in for a lot of sanding or that I'm going to have remake a part.

Fortunately aside from starting with a good, sharp bit, there are several steps you can take to prevent tearout from happening. Here's a look at five, simple strategies that I use in my shop for combating tearout on the router table.

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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