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Greetings everyone.I've had my router for some time, haven't used it that much, basically straight cuts. Joined this forum because I am trying to cut a curved edge on a piece of melamine and it is chipping, not badly, but not as smooth as I had hoped. I've tried both of my straight bits-both the same. Help!?
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Hi Habsfan

They make many router bits just for that job,,,the real key is to run your router as fast as it will spin and use the right bit..and with just a little bit of the Melamine hanging over the edge...

Here are just some of them..

The best one I have come across is the one below ▼
LAMINATE TRIMMERS WITH SQUARE EURO BEARINGS
http://woodworkersworld.net/laminate_trim_bits.shtml#sq

Others below ▼

http://grizzly.com/products/Laminate...-4-Shank/C1225


http://grizzly.com/products/searchre...x?q=trim%20bit


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