Skill Builder Without A Bit The Router Is Just A Fancy Paperweight But When You Slip One Of These Joinery Bits Into The Collet You Unlock The Potential Of Creating A Multitude Of Strong And Attractive Joinery Options For Your Projects
Skill builder without a bit the router is just a fancy paperweight but when you slip one of these joinery bits into the collet you unlock the potential of creating a multitude of strong and attractive joinery options for your projects is post about Magazine bookmarked by duane with ID 1878307523 was uploaded on 06-01-2019 and has been viewed 359,424 times.
Routing Basics - Part 5: Joinery Bits Illustrations by James Provost The router excels at cutting joinery with a precision and speed that are hard to match.The bit does the cutting and determines the nature of the joint, while the guide system determines how precise the joint will be.
In this article we take a look at some of the joinery bits woodworkers can choose from, and in future articles we will take a closer look at guide systems.As with all tools, time spent setting up the cut and defining the range of motion for the router will reward you with accurate and precise results.
Most of these joinery bits are used on a router table.Before using any bit ensure that you understand how it functions.DovetailDovetail bits will likely be the first joinery bit to come to mind, and there are many to choose from.
These bits are available in a range of lengths, with the cutting sides angled from 7o to 20o.The bits are typically used in conjunction with a dovetail jig, of which there are several high quality models to choose from, including the Leigh Super Jig, Akeda BC24, and Porter Cable OmniJig.
Each of these...