Solid carbide joy

So what do you do when you when you have a project that requires mortises and pattern routing in a splintery wood? You buy yourself some solid carbide joy. Seriously, spiral bits do an excellent job at taming chip out, they work just like a helical cutting head in a planer or jointer. They attack the wood with a shearing action, so they remove material quietly & gently.

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  • […] Compression bit’s are specifically designed to prevent┬áchip-out. They are pretty expensive, The one I have┬ácost over $100, but it’s become my go to bit for all pattern routing jobs. The apron is […]

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