This category is about woodworking power tools. For computer network hardware see Category:Network routers, for signal routing equipment see Category:Signal routers.

English: Routers are woodworking power tools, where a high-speed rotating cutter generates a shaped profile in the workpiece.

Larger, fixed-spindle relatives of the router are spindle moulders and shapers.

The name "router" originates from a hand-held precursor, the router plane.