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Forum topic by Sawdust2012 posted 181 days ago 385 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Sawdust2012

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181 days ago

I have a turning project that calls for a 21 mm bit. I cant seem to find one anywhere. One site has a 21.3 mm Forstner bit. Is that close enough?


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mondak

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#1 posted 181 days ago

Do a search on the net for W L FULLER INC
They manufacture bits etc and will send you to one of their retail outlets.

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Texcaster

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#2 posted 181 days ago

19mm is also hard to find. I ground a spade bit to suit. I take a deep breath every time I have to use it.

-- Bill....... I listen very closely to the timber and then impose my will.

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#3 posted 181 days ago

A 13/16” might be easier to find and would be only slightly smaller.

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 181 days ago

Check out Woodcraft—I’ve ordered several miscellaneous metric sizes.

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CampD

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#5 posted 181 days ago

The real questions you should ask yourself is; What is this bit needed for? What will be put through the hole?
Will you apply a finish? if so a 21.3 bit would work fine once a finish is applied.
Or else you could just use a 27/32 bit

-- Doug...

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#6 posted 181 days ago

13/16” (0.8125) (—0.0143)
21mm (0.8268)

Info from: http://www.penventory.com/inv.pl

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#7 posted 181 days ago

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