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Posted on Router bit question -- upcut vs. downcut

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pintodeluxe

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#1 posted 982 days ago

1/8 spiral downcut bits are frequently used for template inlay work. They work great, with no tearout at all. You are removing such a small amount of material, I would go with the downcut.
For a 1/8” groove, I actually prefer the tablesaw.

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