Instead of routing a mortise free-liand on the horizontal router table, try clamping two fences to the tablctop- The fences will keep you from making the mortise wider than you want, which is one of the risks in working completely freehand. Use wood scraps wide enough that you can clamp them at the edges of the tabletop. as shown. Set the bit to the conect extension and height above the table. Then slide the stock confi-dendy along the fence to plunge it onto and withdraw it from the bit.
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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.