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  1. Guide Bushings and Templates
    Hello and please forgive my apparent ignorance on what I am doing. First post here to try and resolve why I keep destroying guide bushings (2). First, I went with my Festool OF 1010 and chucked up a 1/4" CMT 191.008.11 Solid Carbide Upcut Spiral Bit and proceeded to test cut. I quickly ate...
  2. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    Hello all, I am assisting a friend with a wood project and it's making me feel like Captain Ahab hunting his white whale. He purchased templates that require a 1/2 inch diameter x 1 1/2" cutting length pattern bit with a top mounted bearing. I've searched everywhere and the longest...
  3. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    I inherited some odd bits. I've been told they are plunge pattern bits. The point is used to plunge through the material, then follow a pattern on the smooth shank. Above? Below? Both? I am just wondering if anyone has experience using these bits and could tell me the pros and cons :) The...
  4. New Member Introductions
    You can probably tell from my Avatar and login name what I do with my routers. My avatar pic is my latest build. I'm a Luthier and I build custom guitars and basses. I lost my shop to a flood in Colorado in 1997 and have just started building instruments again on a serious basis. It took time...
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