The pin is another guide device used in router woodworking. It is positioned in the same axis as the bit, either above the bit in the case of a table-mounted router or beneath it in the case of an (expensive) over arm router. As the work—or more often a template attached to the work—rubs against the pin. it controls where the bit cuts. (Tips on using the pin router arm can be found in the chapters "Template-Guided Work" and "Rabbeting.") This accessory holds a pin directly
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