|Forum topic by rantingrich||posted 01-03-2015 02:41 AM||905 views||0 times favorited||8 replies|
01-03-2015 02:41 AM
I have a new issue I have never come across. I plan to make more use of my New Dewalt router. I only have some round over bits at this time. I plan to do a lot of Cabinet work using plywood of course.
I need to buy some straight bits, the typical 1/4, 3/8, and 3/4 for now.
I have read some stuff about special router bits that are more closely matched to the TRUE dimensions of todays plywood. I do not know if that means the bits are larger or narrower than the typical 1/4, 3/8 and 3/4 plywood thickness.
1) Does anyone have any experience using these bit?
2) Does this issue exist for say typical Home Depot/lowes consumer Pine plywood AND the more expensive Birtch, Oak plys? Are ALL the different grades of Ply NOT exactly what the thickness should be and one should use these special Router bits?
I have noticed when using a Dado blade on my table saw say for 3/8 ply that if I set up the dado for exact;y 3/8 wides the ply is loose.
I also wish to buy some Spiral 1/2 shank straight cutting bits to do some Mortises. Any suggestions on brands there?