Expand your skills through understanding of the router, which is one of the most versatile tools you can own. "The Complete Illustrated Guide to Routers" offers more than 800 photos and drawings which show you how to use and care for your router and how to get the most from it. In addition to mastering the use of your router, you'll also learn about router tables and how to make one that works perfectly in your shop. Lonnie Bird is a professional woodworker with a dozen books to his credit.
Lonnie Bird, a professional woodworker specializing in period furniture, runs a woodworking school in Dandridge, Tennessee. Jeff Jewitt is a professional finisher and refinisher in Cleveland, Ohio and a contributing editor to "Fine Woodworking," Thomas Lie-Nielsen is the founder and owner of Lie-Nielsen Toolworks which manufactures high quality handtools. He lives in Warren, Maine. Andy Rae, from Asheville, North Carolina, is a professional woodworker who writes frequently for woodworking magazines and teaches woodworking. Gary Rogowski, a contributing to "Fine Woodworking," operates his own school, the Northwest Furniture Studio, in Portland Oregon.