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Tonight is the first time on this forum so forgive me by starting my first post with my first dumb question! LOL!:no:

When setting the speeds of the router, one thing remains in my mind that the larger radius bits (like 2 1/2" panel router bit) would require slower speeds than the bits with smaller radius. Are there any further speed adjustments to make considering the kind of wood being routed? For example, does the same speed work for both pine and oak woods regardless?:confused:

Will post my home-made router table later so be on the lookout for it!:dance3:
 

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Welcome to the forum, Marc.
Once a safe speed has been established for the size of the bit, other interdependent variables are feed rate and depth of cut. These will vary with the types of wood. Generally, in my experience, softer woods will allow a deeper and faster rate of cut. However, the amount differences in either is small.
And, one should remain cognizant of grain direction and the presence of knots, and adjust accordingly.
 

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Greetings Marc and welcome to the router forums, we are glad to have you join us.
 

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G’day Marc

Welcome to the router forum.

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