7 Must Have Router Bit Types
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SELECT FROM THESE ROUTER BIT TYPES FOR YOUR NEXT PROJECT.A router is one of the most versatile tools you can have in your shop, and there are MANY different router bits available.Here's a guide to the seven bits I find most useful, and what I typically use them for.
1/8″ Round Over Bit.I use this bit a lot to simply take the sharp corners off of projects.The amount of round over it provides is very subtle, looking almost like you gently hand-sanded the corners, but with a more consistent look than you'd get from hand sanding.
If you make toys, this is a bit you've GOT to have to ease sharp corners for little hands.When possible I get my router bits with a 1/2″ shank.But I prefer this bit to have a 1/4″ shank because I commonly use it in my trim router, which is equipped with a 1/4″ collet, only.
1/4″ Round Over Bit.This bit, naturally, removes more material than its cousin, the 1/8″ round over.This is the most common profile I apply to edges.With careful setting of the bit's depth you get a perfect round over.
Set the bit a little deeper and you create...