Short Course

Advanced Routing

This workshop is a follow up to our introduction routing class. It is expected that you already know the essentials of how to operate a router if you choose to attend this class.
Delve into routing Jig use, design and construction; learn all about guide bushings and template following router bits, and how to create templates for accuracy and repeatability.
you will also construct a simple circle cutting template to take home and use with your own trim or plunge router.


Advanced Routing

Advanced Routing

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Try your hand at:

    • - Why Jigs and the advantages of making them

    • - Jig Design & Construction

    • - Learn about guide bushings, how to fit them and when they're useful

    • - Learn about pattern following router bits

    • - Grain direction when pattern routing - work arounds

    • - How to make templates for pattern routing

    • - Make a circle cutting jig

Tools you will use

  • - Plunge Router

  • - Trim Router

  • - Router Table

  • - Table Saw

  • - Cordless Jigsaw

  • - Sanders

  • - Drill Press


Things you need to know

    • - Please bring your own water bottle

    • - BYO Lunch (Microwave and Fridge is available)

    • - Please wear appropriate clothing (nothing loose fitting, including jewellery)

    • - Enclosed shoes must be worn, no exceptions

    • - The Minimum attendance age for this class is 18yrs

    • - An Apron if you have one will help keep your clothes clean and dry

    • - A dust mask if you have one (Eye and hearing PPE is provided)

    • - Bring your own router so you can be familiar with your specific machine