Router Skills Keep Your Router And Bits Clean To Avoid The Problems Caused By The Two Deadly Enemies Of All Powered Woodworking Tools Heat And Dust
Router skills keep your router and bits clean to avoid the problems caused by the two deadly enemies of all powered woodworking tools heat and dust is post about Magazine bookmarked by charlie with ID 11098302012 was uploaded on 19-04-2019 and has been viewed 273,943 times.
Router & Bit Care In conversations with other woodworkers across the country I am constantly surprised by the number of problems they have with their routers that could be eliminated with some routine maintenance.
Do away with problems caused by heat and dust with a regular maintenance schedule and your router will provide years of trouble free service.Bit MaintenanceAs with many of the tools in a workshop, it is at the cutting edge where the actual work happens.
When the carbide edges of router bits cut the wood (does anybody still use high speed steel bits?) they are subject to a build-up of pitch and resin.Certain woods, like pine, are worse in this regard than others and can gum up cutting edges after routing several dozen feet.
Other species, such as oak or ash, may not noticeably affect the bit for months.As the pitch builds up on the bit, it will increase the temperature on the cutting edge and the body of the bit, and this begins the degradation of the bit.
When the cutting edge loses its ability to remain cool in use, the carbide edge is placed under additional stress, and this will ultimately affect the integrity...