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World's Best Routing Guide Beaufort SC

The base protrudes by the radius of the router's base. The fence must have a straight edge---;I used the factory edge of my MDF. Routing the base with a straight bit completes the guide.

The Home Depot
(843)815-7000
20 Gateway Village Rd
Bluffton, SC
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

LOWE'S OF BEAUFORT, SC
843 522-3144
207 ROBERT SMALLS PKWY BEAUFORT, SC, 29906
Beaufort, SC
 
Lowe's
(843) 522-3144
207 Robert Smalls Parkway
Beaufort, SC
Hours
M-TH 7 am - 9 pm
FRI-SA 7 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Moss Creek Village
(843) 837-3277
1555 Fording Island Rd
Hilton Head, SC
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9.5-19
Tue:9.5-19
Wed:9.5-19
Thu:9.5-19
Fri:9.5-19
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17
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Mon:9.5-19
Tue:9.5-19
Wed:9.5-19
Thu:9.5-19
Fri:9.5-19
Sat:9-18
Sun:12-17

LOWE'S OF BLUFFTON, SC
843 837-8887
35 MALPHRUS ROAD BLUFFTON, SC, 29910
Bluffton, SC
 
Kmart 7160 / Cross Merch
(843) 524-1087
2127 Boundary St
Beaufort, SC
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Miscellaneous
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Miscellaneous
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Sun:0-0
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Sun:0-0

Port Royal - Auth Hometown
(843) 524-2181
1347-B Ribaut Rd
Port Royal, SC
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Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:11-16
Store Features
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:11-16

ANCHOR HARDWARE INC
843-681-9646
4 Marshland Rd Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926
Hilton Head Island, SC
 
Ace Hardware of Hilton Head
(843) 681-5777
3 Northridge Dr
Hilton Head Island, SC
 
Grayco Building Center
843-815-5788
PO Box 1805 Bluffton, SC, 29910
Bluffton, SC
 

World's Best Routing Guide

World’s Best Routing Guide



This simple guide guarantees success whenever you need to make a straight routing pass. It's perfect for jointing a long edge or routing dadoes and grooves. You'll get smooth, chatter-free results, thanks to the guide's firm support fence. Positioning the guide is foolproof, because it's dedicated to the bit you plan to use. The guide is nothing more than a 1/2-in.-thick fence glued to a 1/4-in.-thick base. The base protrudes by the radius of the router's base. The fence must have a straight edge—I used the factory edge of my MDF. Routing the base with a straight bit completes the guide. To use, simply align the guide's base with your cutline on the workpiece. Clamp the guide in position and rout, using the same straight bit that you used to complete the guide. For best results, don't try to remove more than 1/16 in. from the edge or to rout a dado deeper than 1/4 in. at a time.

The guide works perfectly with your router, because you use your router to make it. Make the base extra wide; then trim it with your router. Now when you use the guide, the routed base indicates the edge of the cut, as long as you rout with the same bit or another bit with the same diameter.

A short guide is perfect for routing dadoes and rabbets. Make sure the guide extends beyond the workpiece on both ends.

 

Difficult operations, such as squaring the ends of a large tabletop, are a breeze. When you rout end grain, clamp a block against the back edge, so you don't blow it out.

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