about Router Bits - Part 4
Router Bit Profiles - Bits for Grooving & Panel-Cutting
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Bits are available in a wide variety of profiles for performing
many different specialized jobs.
10 bits shown here are designed for grooving and for making
cutouts in panels. These bits typically have no pilots.
Bits...round bottomed bits for decorative grooves,
carving, inlay work and lettering.
Bits ...flat bottomed bits that cut on the sides and
bottom. For routing grooves, cuting dadoes and rabbets,
mortising, carving and leveling recesses.
Groove Bits...V-shaped bits for decorative carving,
sign work, chamfering edges, fluting and lettering.
Box Bits...rounded bits for carving and fluting flat
surfaces such as drain-boards, servers and tables.
Bits...bits that cut a straight side up to 1-1/4"
deep, make a smooth rounded corner and shape a perfectly
flat bottom in a single pass.
Mortising Bits...bits specifically designed to mortise
areas for hinges. Also used for dadoes, rabbets and stock
Bits ...bits used to form sliding dovetail joints
and dadoes in furniture.
Slot Bits...T-shaped bits for cutting hanging slots
in plaques and picture frames or routing sliding tracks.
Nose Bits...similar in design and purpose to core
box bits, yet offer longer cutting edges for forming deeper
grooves or flutes.
Bits...These bits have a tip like a drill bit with
a pilot just above it. The tip drills through your workpiece,
then the workpiece can be moved to cut grooves and lattice
work, cutouts for sinks in countertops, and slots in paneling
for electrical boxes.
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