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Forum topic by ljment posted 04-02-2010 05:06 PM 1095 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-02-2010 05:06 PM

I just got a new carbide mortiser bit for my Powermatic mortiser. It cuts well, but I am getting a scalloped edge on one side of the mortise from the round bit. It is minor but, noticeable.
Any thoughts? The bit is from Woodcraft, and cost around $100.

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#1 posted 04-03-2010 02:57 AM

Is the bit hanging down past the chisel too far? Just a random thought.

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#2 posted 04-03-2010 04:02 PM

I thought of that, it does not seem to make much difference if I adjust that setting.

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