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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-11-2015, 12:55 PM Thread Starter
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I've never made a ZCI for any router bit. Specifically I'd like to make one for a Sommerfeld tongue and groove set. So if anyone can direct me to another thread that explains how to do this or a YouTube video or if you can just go through the steps - I'd appreciate it.

I tried making one with mdf but they seem to break easily?

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I don't think there is such a thing. You could make one for a flush trim bit which is round but that isn't what you want. The only thing to prevent tear out is to use a backer board. That is to say if you are running your tongue or groove follow your work piece with another board right next to it to prevent tear out.

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There are a lot of split fence designs with inserts to accommodate smaller bits. That is too much work for a lazy guy like me, so I add a piece of 3/4 mdf to the face of my fence and bury the bit into it. On a bearing guided bit you need to clear a slot for the bearing , since it can't cut there.

here's an example

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