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02-26-2008 09:53 PM
bobj3 Hi Ken

I do my home work,,b/4 I buy off eBay, like they say buyer beware...it may take me days to check out the seller but then I will buy from him/her..if they are ok...

"These quality Router Bits are manufactured
using quality Micro Grain Carbides.
These bits are ISO K10 Carbide with a HRC91 hardness rating."

The same as the Higher end bits...

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02-26-2008 09:31 PM
Hamlin WOW!! Those are cheap bits.

The sad thing for me is, I just don't trust ebay.
02-26-2008 09:23 PM
bobj3 Hi Ken

You know I'm a cheap SOB the set I got to use on the hinges was the set below, they are the M10 type and are great bits and at 22.oo bucks for the set of 3 ,it's hard to beat...

http://cgi.ebay.com/3-BRAND-NEW-BULL...QQcmdZViewItem

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02-26-2008 09:13 PM
Hamlin
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Originally Posted by bobj3
Thanks Ken

"Bj, I know how much you love MLCS but, Rocklers is a little "bit" cheaper"

I didn't know that I will check it out

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http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?p...in%20bit%20set

http://www.mlcswoodworking.com/shops...s/bt_bull.html

#7313 ,you only need the 3 bits...80.oo bucks, Rockler is 94.oo bucks,the full set from MLCS is 98.oo bucks for the full set, but the Key for me is the FREE SHIPPING shipping is 10.oo bucks the norm for me..the bottom line is the key for me...the norm.

But aging thanks I will keep checking them on prices..




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Welp, ya got me. I was thinking for the "bull nose" part, you only need the one bit. Rocklers is $31.99, MLCS is $37.95 (I hear ya about the shipping, sheesh some places are way too high).

I'm surprised others haven't chimed in yet. I thought for sure someone would have such a set and have tried something like this.
02-26-2008 07:54 PM
bobj3 Thanks Ken

"Bj, I know how much you love MLCS but, Rocklers is a little "bit" cheaper"

I didn't know that I will check it out

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http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?p...in%20bit%20set

http://www.mlcswoodworking.com/shops...s/bt_bull.html

#7313 ,you only need the 3 bits...80.oo bucks, Rockler is 94.oo bucks,the full set from MLCS is 98.oo bucks for the full set, but the Key for me is the FREE SHIPPING shipping is 10.oo bucks the norm for me..the bottom line is the key for me...the norm.

But aging thanks I will keep checking them on prices..




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02-26-2008 06:17 PM
Hamlin HI Mike, Thanks for the reply.
I'd be very interested to see if anyone here (on the forums), has such a bit set and can make the hinges with them or, if they'd be willing to give a try. I know I would try it if I had such a set. I do see your point but, I have a concern about it though. If you look at where the "barrel" is, that would be a very thin piece of material holding the barrel when cutting the notches for the knuckles. As I've learned the hard way, it does matter of which way the grain is running. For I've "chipped" off a few "knuckles" trying to cut those notches. If I had such a bit set, I'd be willing to give it try just to see if it would work.

Once the weather straightens up around here, I'll be making me some more hinges just for boxes. BTW, I blame Bj for getting me hooked on this wonderful "toy".

Bj, I know how much you love MLCS but, Rocklers is a little "bit" cheaper.
02-26-2008 02:02 PM
bobj3 Hi Mike

I know the one you are talking about,,,it's clipped on the top side of the bit and it needs to be the same on both, like the bull nose bit...plus it needs to be almost flush on the bottom of the hinges,,,so the hinge can swing open and close but still be glued/screwed flat in place, but thanks for the tip.

Train Track Router Bits
http://www.mlcswoodworking.com/shops...s/bt_bull.html
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http://www.routerforums.com/table-mo...en-hinges.html

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike
Just a thought: It appears that the specialty bit designed for making wooden toy train tracks might be an even better choice for creating wooden hinges. I am speaking about the bit designed for cutting the connecting peg on the end of the track. This bit should give you perfectly round barrels with two vertical passes along the fence.


02-26-2008 12:21 PM
Mike Just a thought: It appears that the specialty bit designed for making wooden toy train tracks might be an even better choice for creating wooden hinges. I am speaking about the bit designed for cutting the connecting peg on the end of the track. This bit should give you perfectly round barrels with two vertical passes along the fence.
02-25-2008 04:29 PM
Hamlin Thanks Corey.
02-24-2008 11:08 PM
challagan Awesome router bit set Nice work Ken! Going to make a box!

Corey
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