The latest issue of Practical Woodworking is dedicated to choosing and using the world's most versatile power tool - the router.

The publication is split into several sections. The first offers lots of advice from routing experts on how to choose the right router, decide on the correct cutters, how to get started and also use the tool with guide bushes and in a router table.

The subject of the second section is setting up and cutters. This includes lots of helpful tips for getting the router set up and working correctly so that it performs accurately and safely. There is also advice on how to get the best from some of the most popular and useful router cutters.

The third section is all about joints, jigs and work aids. It looks at some of the more common joints that can be made using the router to cut them. It also goes on to show how by using a combination of jigs and work aids the router becomes even more useful and versatile.

The fourth and final section includes a number of ways for you to practice your new found routing skills by making a range of simple projects. These include framed and panelled doors and boxes. As usual all the features are presented in a clean, clear and easy to follow style that's designed to help you read the magazine, develop your woodworking skills and enjoy using your router.

Also in this issue...

Routing basics - Lots of advice from routing experts on how to choose the right router, decide on the correct cutters, how to get started and also use the tool with guide bushes and in a router table.

Setting up & cutters - Tips for getting the router set up and working correctly so that it performs accurately and safely.

Joints, jigs & work aids - Some of the more common joints that can be cut using the router and how by using a combination of jigs and work aids the tool becomes even more versatile.

Practice & projects - A number of ways for you to practice your new found routing skills by making a range of simple projects.