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ohtimberwolf

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12-08-2017 01:01 PM

Topic tags/keywords: router bits undersized bottom cleaning

I want to buy some quality but not super quality undersized dado bits and some bottom cleaning bits with guide bearings (adjustable). I’m not a pro, just a diy building cabinets and so on. I have 1/4 and 1/2 inch routers.

A search I did turned up these companys. Which is best or are there better ones?

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#1 posted 12-09-2017 02:58 AM

Only one here I have dealt with is Router Bit World and Freud bits from them. Totally pleased. Good prices, next day shipping, and I think they charged only $1 S&H. Have other brands also – CMT is one of them.

When looking for something special or need advice I go to Brian at Holbren Precision Cutting Tools (www.routerbits.com). Always willing to advise. Whiteside bits – excellent product. Also provides sharpening service.

-- ajh

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#2 posted 12-09-2017 03:05 AM

I have purchased from Wood Werks a couple of times, and have been very pleased. Not familiar with the others.

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#3 posted 12-09-2017 04:35 AM

Brian from Holbren is awesome.

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#4 posted 12-10-2017 01:03 AM

Thanks guys! I don’t need many but I want to get fairly good ones when I get them. This info will get me started.

larry

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#5 posted 12-10-2017 06:10 AM

Larry, I suggest you spend your money wisely and only once. After years of wandering in the wilderness with no one to guide me I found out that Whiteside router bits to be the best on the market. They cost a little more but they preform better than any others I’ve tried. I’ve also found that Holbren seem to have the best price and shipping costs. I intend to search some of the others mentioned as shipping fees often are a deal breaker.

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#6 posted 12-10-2017 06:11 AM

I have used the toolstoday web site several times. They sell Amana router bits.
I tend to buy bits as needed. One or two at a time, and they seem to get them to me very fast.
regular ground ship, and it seems like I get them in 3 or 4 days at the most.
They also have a Timberline brand that they sell a little cheaper. But I have never bought one.

-- John

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#7 posted 12-10-2017 02:46 PM

Thanks to all, I will follow your advice on these and get the best that I can afford to buy. Service is a big thing as well as the cost including shipping.

I guess I will end this post as I feel I have received what I needed to know. larry

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#8 posted 12-10-2017 03:04 PM

Check out MLCS reasonable prices and always free shipping.

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#9 posted 12-10-2017 03:58 PM

Thanks Jim, I shall.
larry

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