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How to Use a Router With Edge Bits and Groove Bits

Learn how to use a router and the different shaping and cutting bits that are available.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Insert Router Bit Into Collet
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Step 1: Using a Router

With the router unplugged and resting on a steady workbench, insert a bit into the collet. Some routers have a protective guard to shield the user from flying debris, but you should always wear safety goggles and a dust mask.

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