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Tips on Choosing the Right Router

Follow these tips from DIY experts and it'll be easy to choose and use a router.

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plunge router is great for making interior cuts
Photo 2 of 3A plunge router is a great tool to use when making interior cuts.

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For interior cuts, this is the router to use. A plunge router offers a lock that, when released, allows the router to move up and down so that you can plunge into the center of a cut. This router has a scale to help you determine the proper height. It has variable speeds for use with different-sized bits. A template guide can be used with a plunge router to guide the bit around a template when making an interior cut. With a template guide, you can stop the cut in the middle and return to the same place to finish it later.

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