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bonesninja
05-03-2008, 08:10 PM
Do i need for cutting the sub holes? I just bought a new plunge base router with interchangable 1/2" and 1/4" collets. I also bought a circle jig, just need to know what bits you guys are using.

bjfish11
05-03-2008, 08:14 PM
I use an spiral up-cut bit. Works very nicely.

bonesninja
05-03-2008, 08:16 PM
I use an spiral up-cut bit. Works very nicely.

thanks bj....also gonna try some rabbiting to tuck the carpetting like you do.

bonesninja
05-03-2008, 08:23 PM
picked these up at sears today.....Router= $90
drill/light= $60
50% off coupon from craftsmen=$80.25 out the door for both


http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa108/bonesninja/DSC02560.jpg

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa108/bonesninja/DSC02561.jpg

dannyz122001
05-03-2008, 08:31 PM
i just got the same router (except mine in the digital one) for christmas. still havent used it because i havent had time. but i was wondering, do you think you can adjust the depth to as far as it will go, lock the depth, and use it in a router table?

bonesninja
05-03-2008, 08:34 PM
i just got the same router (except mine in the digital one) for christmas. still havent used it because i havent had time. but i was wondering, do you think you can adjust the depth to as far as it will go, lock the depth, and use it in a router table?

i don't know...for the price, i'd just buy the similar fixed base and leave it in the router table

dannyz122001
05-03-2008, 08:36 PM
could do but i was just wondering. BTW, anyone have any suggesions for making the table (not to steal from your thread)

dcole18
05-03-2008, 09:43 PM
3 bits you need to go buy first thing:

spiral upcut bit (circles)
flush trim bit (flush everything up)
3/8" roundover bit

ultimate157
05-03-2008, 10:00 PM
i just got the same router (except mine in the digital one) for christmas. still havent used it because i havent had time. but i was wondering, do you think you can adjust the depth to as far as it will go, lock the depth, and use it in a router table?
I have that router... Pure ******. Soft turn on, 1/64" accuracy on the depth gauge.

I wouldn't run it in a router table. As for the plans, google would likely turn up plenty of results.

i don't know...for the price, i'd just buy the similar fixed base and leave it in the router table

x2.

bonesninja
05-03-2008, 10:05 PM
3 bits you need to go buy first thing:

spiral upcut bit (circles)
flush trim bit (flush everything up)
3/8" roundover bit

i bought the 3/8" roundover already....all they had was a 1/2" flush trim at sears. Going to Hme Depot tomorrow for the spiral and flush trim. Gonna score some rabbitting bits also

dcole18
05-03-2008, 10:08 PM
i bought the 3/8" roundover already....all they had was a 1/2" flush trim at sears. Going to Hme Depot tomorrow for the spiral and flush trim. Gonna score some rabbitting bits also

yeah, i got all my bits at lowes... routers FTW tho :fyi:

Paul73
05-03-2008, 10:08 PM
3 bits you need to go buy first thing:

spiral upcut bit (circles)
flush trim bit (flush everything up)
3/8" roundover bit

Agreed :thumbsup:

Check out New Yankee workshop for router table plans. If Norm Abram designed it, you can bet its ****ed near perfect for real wood working needs,

--Navi--
05-03-2008, 10:12 PM
Whiteside spiral upcut flushtrim bits are ******, i have both a 1/2 and 1/4" they are pricey but well worth it.

bonesninja
05-04-2008, 03:47 PM
just bought the 1/4" spiral up cut bit, a 1/4" flush trim w/1" flutes....n o one told how fun routers are to play with. Also have a 51" diameter circle jig with a 31" edge guide.

krouchchocolate
05-04-2008, 03:51 PM
just wondering how did you get the coupon?

darkhunter139
05-04-2008, 03:53 PM
just wondering how did you get the coupon?

Same I am going to be building a box soon and kind of want to pick one of those up

bonesninja
05-04-2008, 03:55 PM
just wondering how did you get the coupon?

i bought a crappy tablesaw and it broke after 5 cuts, burnt out motor, they refunded me my money and sent me 2 coupons for 50% off any power tools less than $100. I asked the guy if that meant one tool or multiple tools and he said he didn't know so he rang em both up 50% off. While i was paying, his manager was like "No, those are only good for one item" but it was too late.

darkhunter139
05-04-2008, 03:56 PM
i bought a crappy tablesaw and it broke after 5 cuts, burnt out motor, they refunded me my money and sent me 2 coupons for 50% off any power tools less than $100. I asked the guy if that meant one tool or multiple tools and he said he didn't know so he rang em both up 50% off. While i was paying, his manager was like "No, those are only good for one item" but it was too late.

Lucky lol

mil81
05-05-2008, 01:12 PM
Sometimes bad things turn into good things. It's been a while since I've gotten that lucky. LOL.

This is a good thread, I will have to do some shopping next I'm in Princess Auto. Cheap tools are awesome.