Hand Router

Festool OF1010

Hand Router Safety Sheet

Key Information

Report any issues here.

Report minor injuries here.

Call 999 if needed.

Phones are next to both doors.

First aid kit is at the sink.

You must pass this course and the practical before using this equipment.


Introduction

A hand router is one of the most versatile tools in woodworking.

It can be used to

  • create all kinds of edge profiles

  • make grooves and slots

  • cut dovetails

  • make mortices for mortice and tenon joints

  • trim laminates to size

  • copy a shape by following a pattern

  • thickness uneven wood.


What can you make using a Hand Router?

Round overs and chamfers

Patterns from a template

Mortices

Pockets using a template

Stopped Grooves

Circles