Beginner Router Package

Beginner Router Package

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32 Comments

  1. Ronaldo Carlos on August 19, 2022 at 11:14 pm

    I’m a beginner, can you give me the model number of your Dewalt router? Thank you so much!



  2. Janine Kurzinger on August 19, 2022 at 11:18 pm

    Initially I got the dewalt 616 because I want the large rockler circle elipse jig. When the router came to me I immediate realized it will be too heavy for me as a beginner and for the things I want to do with it. So I exchanged it for this router. I thing it will be way easier fir me to learn on. I also decided if I want the bigger circle jig I can just drill holes to fit this router. Bits I want are spiral upcuts, dados and fine point bits for carving organically. There’s a sign maker (Eric Rhoten) on YouTube who makes base plates with lower and smaller handles for easy control with carving with the fixed base. I’ll be getting that as well. I hope I can manage cutting 1/2 inch Mdf with a spiral bit.



  3. Guy Bowers on August 19, 2022 at 11:20 pm

    I have to agree, other than the door making bits I usually am using the same few bits and like you I have a couple new ones that have never been used. I think it’s the new woodworker syndrome is why we have those unused bits lol



  4. David Freels on August 19, 2022 at 11:23 pm

    Can you add the links to the videos from your friend Jonathan Moses. You mentioned them, but I can’t find the links. Thanks.



  5. Woody Al on August 19, 2022 at 11:24 pm

    Thanks for explaining the router bits. I don’t see your friend Johnathan’s link?



  6. Cáthal Doherty on August 19, 2022 at 11:26 pm

    Just wondering where you got your tool pegboard??



  7. Dinesh Dhungana on August 19, 2022 at 11:26 pm

    Enjoyed this video as I’m just starting to use a router. I like this style – more like it please!



  8. Keith Wears on August 19, 2022 at 11:27 pm

    Great Info!



  9. Lori Scott on August 19, 2022 at 11:32 pm

    Great advice! I have my big router in a router table and use my Dewalt palm router any time I’m not routing on the table as long as the palm router can handle the job. It is so much easier to hold on to and use. I agree with your advice on buying bits too……..so true!



  10. ice427 * on August 19, 2022 at 11:39 pm

    Thanks for being thoughtful of others now I will finally buy my first router with the bits that you show.



  11. joenoe10 on August 19, 2022 at 11:42 pm

    I would say that a good quality router bit is highly important. Don’t go cheap, you’ll regret it.
    The bitterness of low quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.



  12. Aaron McIntyre on August 19, 2022 at 11:43 pm

    Thank you great show



  13. W W on August 19, 2022 at 11:45 pm

    My router is arriving soon. This video is very useful to me. Thanks!



  14. Matt Eason on August 19, 2022 at 11:45 pm

    Hey Jason I’ve noticed your WCR-1000 in your stories and videos looks to be mostly unused. Not much on it. Is that the case?



  15. R W on August 19, 2022 at 11:47 pm

    I use my 1/8 round over and flush trim bit so much I keep them In their own dedicated routers. When I first got into woodworking I had a few mentors who had so many routers, I couldn’t figure out why until 1) I became more comfortable with using the router and used it frequently and 2) got dialed into the three or four bits I use on almost every project. I keep my third hand held router is kept available for rabbet and the occasional chamfer.



  16. Mason Woodshop on August 19, 2022 at 11:49 pm

    Agree so much with everything in this video! I went through a cycle of buying routers, then selling them, then buying…all because I was too intimated by the tool to put it to use. The DeWalt 20V cordless helped me so much with my comfort in using a router and now I feel totally comfortable with my bigger Bosch 1617EVSPK as well!



  17. MrEe1010 on August 19, 2022 at 11:51 pm

    Hi. I am new to routing and really appreciate the advice you gave in this video. I was wondering if it would be possible to use the these smaller routers to trim off 1.5" thick solid wood edge. I need to trim off an edge of a rather long table top (74") and don’t have a table saw to do it. Can the smaller trim routers handle that kind of work, or, would it be better to use a full size router instead? What would be the best way to do this?



  18. Billy Mac Makes on August 19, 2022 at 11:52 pm

    You’re so right – small bites and those trim routers can really do most jobs! The cordless version is especially handy!



  19. John Isley on August 19, 2022 at 11:54 pm

    Great explanation of an allrounder router. I don’t have one as yet but this vid has put me on the right track. Great Vid. Cheers



  20. jeffgauger on August 19, 2022 at 11:54 pm

    It would be helpful to go into detail of how to use the plunge router settings. I seem to have to figure it out each time since I don’t use it frequently. Thank you.



  21. James Connell on August 19, 2022 at 11:55 pm

    Thank you. I’m just getting into woodworking I don’t want to buy stuff I won’t use. This was very helpful.



  22. Scott Allen on August 19, 2022 at 11:55 pm

    I just made the jump from the M18 trim router to an OF 1400. Pretty excited!



  23. r. LeVere Harper on August 19, 2022 at 11:56 pm

    Thanks for reinforcing my choice, I bought a Makita Trim router a while back and now it’s part of my fabrication solutions, like you said on almost all projects.



  24. jim pierce on August 19, 2022 at 11:58 pm

    Hi Jason,

    Thank you for another great video. I am looking to purchase my first router but I would like to remain in the Festool system. What do you recommend as a first purchase among the Festool routers?

    Thanks,
    Jim



  25. Larry Curran on August 19, 2022 at 11:59 pm

    I have that Dewalt palm router with the plunge base in a kit. I find it is a fabulous tool. Mine has a light in it also. It is my most used router, so light and easy to handle and adjust. As well I use an 1/8th roundover bit in it to break sharp edges. Easier than using my OF1400. Do a lot of router work and that is as good a starting lineup of bits as anyone needs. From there buy specific bits as needed. Nice work on the video.



  26. BK Makes on August 19, 2022 at 11:59 pm

    Great video. I need that 1/8th inch round-over bit now!



  27. Brett Masek on August 19, 2022 at 11:59 pm

    Whiteside has a basic bit set, I want to say it’s part #104 or something like that. It has all the bits you recommended except the spiral bits in a nice storage case, and like you said, it’s all you need until you get into something specialty.



  28. Chris Nash on August 19, 2022 at 11:59 pm

    Everything you said is spot on. Completely agree that you should only buy bits as you need them and get quality bits.



  29. Mark Futato on August 20, 2022 at 12:03 am

    Thanks. I have a fair number of bits that I have wanted to organize. I am going to make a box for these 7. Simple I know but your video cleared the clutter re my basic organization.



  30. whomadethatsaltysoup on August 20, 2022 at 12:09 am

    Great mini intro to router bits! I have never used the spiral bits before, and I will definitely be looking for the small round over bit. Thanks for sharing useful and informative content.



  31. Stephen Rockwell on August 20, 2022 at 12:09 am

    Jason, what are the blue inserts in the walnut that are holding the bits? Looking for a solution like this. Thanks.



  32. r. LeVere Harper on August 20, 2022 at 12:10 am

    I thought your MPT top was black?