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  1. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    To all the woodworkers here hello. I am new to this forum and to woodworking. I am thinking about working on some projects that will need a dado groove and was wondering what the consensus was. Should I use my router with a straight bit or buy a dado blade for a table saw. What has worked best...
  2. Starting Off
    Hey all, I'm brand new here to this forum and I need some help. Right now I'm building longboards (bigger skateboards). One feature these boards have that traditional skateboards don't have is called wheel wells. They look like this: (First Image) Here is a video of how wheel wells like that...
  3. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    Folks, I am trying to cut some Dado's for the runners of a table saw sled. I got my issue with cutting straight dado's fixed, basically it was just a lot of practice and I got a new Craftmans Plunge router with LED lights. The new router is 1/2 the weight of my other beast, and the lights help...
  4. General Routing
    Hi, As a first project. I have decided to make a coffee table. To make a coffee table top, I am trying to join planks of pine in downward and upside end grains to avoid warping. After watching multiple videos on using router as a jointer, I bought a 1/4 shank 1 inch dept straight bit- plugged...
  5. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    This is such an obvious question that there must already be an answer out there somewhere. Can someone point me to somewhere that describes how the different types of straight bits should be used. My starter kit has several straight bits that differ only in diameter and length, and apart from...
  6. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    a bit of back story first.. i got my first router table a few weeks ago and put it to use making an under cabinet wine glass rack for the wife. (brownie points) i made what basically amounts to T moulding used for the transitions between hardwood floors. I flipped it upside down and mounted...
  7. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    Hi Everyone !! My name is Eric and I am new to the site. This i my first post and I really need some help. I recently purchased a new slab oak veneer HC interior door for my downstairs bathroom. It is 28"x80"x1 3/8" - WxHxD respectively. My house is only 14 years old and this door needed...
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