A plunge router is named after its plunging abilities that come from its plate that slides on a rail to put the bit into a piece of wood. Learn how to work the speed adjustments on a plunge router with help from a furniture-making student in this free video on woodworking and wood routers.
Expert: Kent Perdue
Bio: Kent Perdue is a senior in the furniture-making program at VCU, and has received many scholarships and awards for his work. Perdue sells his work at various furniture stores in Richmond, Va.
Filmmaker: nate thompson
Series Description: When configuring wood routers, adjustments can be made to the depth by locking and unlocking the knobs on the side of the mechanism. Learn to make sure the lowering and raising system of a wood router is flush with the tabletop and more with help from a furniture-making student in this free video series on woodworking and wood routers.