the Router Workshop

The Hosts

Bob Rosendahl

Bob Rosendahl's energetic approach to fine woodworking reflects his 18 years of construction experience and the 23 years in education, 20 of which were spent teaching future vocational teachers. His communications skills are excellent. Viewers will appreciate his measuring philosophy, "the more things are measured the more mistakes are made". Bob uses his trademark rubber ruler to back up his measurement-free approach. Author of "the Router" and coauthor of "Router Projects and Jigs", "Router Projects Volumes 1, 2, 3, 7 & 8". Bob has starred in two sets of videos and on local PBS stations across the country. Bob has spent years demonstrating his techniques at woodworking shows, seminars, and workshops across the United States and Canada. He is a master at thinking on his feet and is well known in the world of woodworking, often being referred to as Mr. Router.

Rick Rosendahl

Rick Rosendahl, Bob's oldest son, is a qualified teacher in his own right. He has a construction and cabinetmaking background. Rick's life is woodworking orientated, with years of router seminars, workshops and trade shows. Rick is coauthor of "Router Projects and Jigs" and "Router Projects Volumes 1, 2, 3, 7 & 8". Rick is devoted to exploring just what routers can do to put fun into woodworking. He is featured as a columnist in the quarterly news letter "Router News" which gives advice on the how-to aspects of using a router and Rick has been featured in instructional videos. In the Router Workshop, Rick provides router tips and demonstrates construction details of projects featured in each segment.