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Re: Router bits questions?

John in New Mexico
Is that a climb cut? I don't even know the lingo, I thought that was cutting with the bit rotation rather than against it.

Scary thing to me is that its end grain. The one in the video is beech, and the thickness being trimmed is less than 1/16". I do those in walnut too, and that tends to be an easier cut but it still needs to be light. I get about 80 cuts out of a bit in walnut, maybe half that in beech.

First jig I made for that job was wood - way too flexible. I've rebuilt the aluminum one once so far, it holds up pretty good.

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