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While routing diagonal to the grain of a workpiece the corner breaks off. Should I step up from a 1⁄2 " to a 3⁄4 " pattern bit?
What exactly is climb-cutting, and how can I determine when to use it?
Can anyone direct me to dealers who supply true 1⁄4 " plywood?
After finishing a job, I could no longer remove the router from its plunge base. I assume it’s clogged with fine MDF powder. What should I do to get the router free?
When I loosen my router’s collet nut, the collet won’t release the bit. I have to turn the nut by hand almost two full turns, and then the nut tightens again.
I’ve seen two router-bit options for making rail-and-stile joints: matching bit sets and a single combination bit. It seems to me that the matching sets are the better way to go. Any thoughts?