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10-16-2008 05:42 AM
jwaterdawg
tip

When routing a profile all the way around a piece, always work from the same side and orientation of the table (i.e. the front OR the side; not the front AND the side). Otherwise, any deviation from a flat table and/or plate will transfer to the profile and become apparent when you complete the profile.
01-15-2008 12:24 PM
earlofroberts How do I get this daily tip?
thanks
11-11-2007 07:59 PM
bobj3 HI Tim you'er welcome

No patients and pls.do use it,,, you'er more than welcome to use it and please post a picture of yours after you have it made.

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11-11-2007 09:19 AM
bobj3 Hi Tim

I'm not to sure what's in WD40 and they will not tell anyone but it has something in it that will dispalce the base lube, water, oil, dirt, etc. it's great for cleaning because it will lift just about anything and leave a LIGHT oil base, just in case you don't have any router bit cleaner around and you have some light 3&1 oil in the little can, it works well because it's a petroleum base item...

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11-10-2007 09:50 PM
bobj3 HI Tim

I recall someone saying don't use WD40 on router bits,,,they make bearing lub and cleaner for router bits..

Something about the WD40 braking down the lub in the bearings...

http://www.sommerfeldtools.com/item....d2oz&d=160&b=2
http://www.sommerfeldtools.com/item....16oz&d=160&b=2

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10-31-2007 12:25 AM
bobj3 HI Ariel

I will just touch on some of them

Speed
HP, Power
Control
No Base plate on drills

But I should add I have use router bits in the drill press..
But they do like to hang up at low speed..

But the norm is a no no...


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10-30-2007 11:44 PM
Ariel I read this tip elsewhere and know a little about the why, but I'd like more info.

"Never use router bits in a drill"
10-30-2007 10:58 PM
grim99 For template routing always jig saw or band saw 1/8 inch close to the line you intend to cut.
grim
04-18-2007 05:45 PM
cbsjoez1935 Read the manual, then use the tool

JoeZ
01-25-2007 09:29 PM
jfacteau Make sure if you are a wearing a long sleeve shirt to tape or put rubber bands on the cuffs to keep them snug to the wrist. Its not a pretty picture when the shirt gets hung up in bits or saw blades for that matter.
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