Woodworking Basics: Routers


Woodworking Basics: Routers

Learn the basics of using a hand-guided router and one mounted to a router table to add details to your projects.

Meeting Times
  1. Tue, 1/9/2024 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tue, 1/9/2024

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Class, Has Prerequisite

Woodworking & Small Boatbuilding Studio

General Woodworking


Gain confidence in setting up and using routers in this hands-on class. Learn about the different routers in the Woodworking Studio and the various types of bits, bearings, and templates. Make a simple project as you make practice cuts to build your experience with this versatile, sometimes confusing, machine.

This class is a component of BARN's Woodworking Basics Certificate program, which includes 14 classes and a mentored final project. Learn more »

You do not need to be a certificate student to take this class.


A $20 materials fee, included in the class fee, covers all materials you need.


Class Policies

  • Ages 14 and up are welcome.
  • Wear safety glasses (bringing your own is recommended), closed-toe shoes, and avoid loose-fitting clothing and jewelry. Tie back long hair. 

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Instructors or Guides

Mike Rehder

Mike is a shop manager in the Woodworking Studio. He operates the home handyman service, HandyMike LLC.

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