Veritas plunge base for Dremel? - Page 2 - Router Forums
 7Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-02-2018, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Country: United States
First Name: N/a
Posts: 95
 
Default

The latest issue of Fine Woodworking has an article about eleborate stringing. The author maintains that The 35000 rpm of the Dremel, that he runs at full speed, on his Stewmac base with special bits that he discusses, give a reduction in tearout that a slower palm router cannot match. I guess ther is an up side to using a Dremel.
That Veritas is starting to look like a bargain. I wonder how many of the accessories I really need and whether it warrants buying the combo package or just the base and maybe the fence.

Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
Mycrossover is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-03-2018, 05:29 PM
Retired Moderator
 
TwoSkies57's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Country: United States
First Name: Bill
Posts: 5,982
   
Default

@Mycrossover

I've used my dremel 8220 with a 1/32nd micro carbide bit on Maple, walnut, cherry, butternut and birds eye maple so far. All of them had a small amount of tearout, even at 35K rpm. Nothing more than fuzzies that cleaned up with a sponge sander. There are some VERY HIGH rpm rotary tools out there that supposedly almost virtually eliminate
all tearout. The downside is burning of the wood.

The bits I"m currently using are NOT of the highest quality. Not bad, but not great either. Being relatively happy with the results thus far, I"m going to move up a grade or two and see how a premium bit works out.
Herb Stoops likes this.

"..... limited only by imagination"

"Just smile and wave boys, smile and wave"
Skipper the Penguin
TwoSkies57 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Router Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Plunge base for DWP611 router? jldmor Site Help and Suggestions 3 02-03-2016 09:29 AM
Wanted: Craftsman Plunge Router Base Model#27683 MWichryk Woodworking Classifieds 2 12-21-2014 02:11 PM
plunge or fixed base bellaw Table-mounted Routing 16 01-08-2014 04:49 AM
Converting fixed base to plunge base. -Sam- Portable Routing 4 09-30-2004 03:53 PM
PC 690 Plunge Base problem. NewMontanaWorkshop General Routing 11 09-27-2004 12:01 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome