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Default How do you do a 60 degree cut

Can't find a 60 degree bit
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Welcome to the forum Les. CMT has 60* laser point and lettering bits. You could also use a 30* bit and run your work vertical to it on a router table.

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Les ,welcome to Router Forums, glad to have you join us, I'm positive the members of the community would be more than willing to answer any questions you have

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Welcome to the forum, Les.

You could use a 60° V-groove cutter or make sled to hold the work piece 60° to the router table.

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Welcome to the forum Les.

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I'd be inclined to make a 60 degree jig with clamps to hold the work at an angle to the table. Old55's suggestion sounds most practical unless you can find a bit.
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Welcome Les,

I just use my table saw, unless it is free hand cut on a large piece I would explore using a 30 deg. wedge base jig and a straight edge on the router /with a straight bit. Or just using a skilsaw tilted to 30 deg. and straight edge guide.
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