Correct router bit for creating a rabbet on box lid?

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Forum topic by stefon posted 03-26-2015 11:43 PM 665 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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03-26-2015 11:43 PM


In the picture below you can see the lip that I’m creating on my box lids.(the lid is the zebrawood). The lids are then glued onto the box. I am using my router table with a micro adjustment jig from rockler to take off a little bit at a time. I am currently using a spiral up-cut bit. Is there a better bit that I should be using?


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#1 posted 03-26-2015 11:53 PM

If you’re using a router table, I’d just go with a good Straight Bit; larger the better if you’re going to just create lips like that, taking a little off at a time, IMO.

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