Router bits come in different sizes and the various bits available can make a number of shapes and designs. Use this guide to choose the perfect bit for any project.
More in Home Improvement
Router bits come in two sizes: 1/4 inch, used by most home woodworkers, and 1/2 inch, for more powerful routers. Some bits have pilot guides used to create detail work without a fence. Bits for creating dados, bevels and other special cuts are also available.
Rabbeting bits are used for cutting rabbet joints. Rout a rabbet gradually, in several passes, lowering the bit slightly after each pass.
Roman ogee bits are used to make S shapes and other designs.
Cove bits are used to shape decorative edges and milling moldings.
Fluting bits are used to cut decorative flutes.
Avalanche Snow Rake (01:09)
DIY Home Flashing Installation (00:01:00)
Scoring and Staining Concrete (02:55)
Installing Soffit Vents (01:00)
Karns-Repairing Hardwood Floor (02:08)
Colorful Cocina (04:04)
Stripping Paint (02:54)
Elegant Travertine Patio (00:02:46)
Door Frame and Jamb Removal (01:32)
Build a Custom Door Frame (00:01:00)
11 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants 11 Photos
Jimmie Johnson's Man Cave Gift 9 Photos
7 Staircases Painted to Perfection 7 Photos
How to Make an Upholstered Footboard 19 Photos
© 2014 Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.